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Psychology

Abertay University

Content

Psychology is the scientific study of the most complex machine imaginable: the human mind. This BPS-accredited degree takes you on a journey to uncover the reasons behind human actions and interactions, digging deeper into the thoughts and feelings that trigger our behaviour.

How do we learn and remember? What do our actions and interactions tell us about our behaviour? How do we communicate verbally and non-verbally? Satisfy your inquisitive mind and find answers to these questions and more during this fascinating psychology degree.

The discipline of psychology is continually evolving, with many exciting new developments occurring across a number of core areas (Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Biological Psychology). The use of neural imaging techniques is one significant advancement, which helps us to understand the links between brain and behaviour.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including English or an English based subject plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at BBB including English or another English based subject or BBC including English or another English based subject and Psychology at B plus English and Maths at National 5.
For entry to second year, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at AAB including Psychology.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C800

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Social and Health Sciences

Department

Psychology

SCQF Level

10