Psychology

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,600
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

Semesters 1-2 will include an introduction to Psychology as the scientific study of mind and behaviour. In Semesters 3 and 4, the taught modules are designed to emphasise the links between different parts of the subject. A module on The Social Mind explores the psychology of human and non-human communication; a module on the Brain and Behaviour – Health Psychology explores abnormal psychology from the perspectives of Neuroscience and Clinical Psychology. Also included in Semesters 3 and 4 is an introduction to Psychological Research Methods. In Semesters 5-8, you’ll take advanced modules in all of the core areas. Your final year will focus on an individual research project and you’ll be doing cutting edge research, supervised by an academic mentor. You can choose from a wide variety of topics that interest you and build your employability skills for the job market. There’re also opportunities for placements with prospective employers, and for engaging in student-led teaching.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

An estimated 15-20% of Psychology graduates eventually become professional psychologists. Graduates can specialise in clinical psychology forensic psychology counselling educational psychology occupational psychology mental health therapy sport health and wellbeing crime Many other careers will see psychology as a useful degree, such as: psychotherapy advice worker market research counsellor life coach human resources play therapy any job that requires insight into human behaviour

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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