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Applied Social Sciences

Robert Gordon University

Content

Year 1:
Introductory Psychology: Social Sciences; Social Sciences and Society; Gender Culture and Society; Research Methods and Study Skills; Cognitive and Social Psychology; Sociology of Identity, Difference and Deviance; Governing the UK; Understanding Social Change.

Year 2:
Social Construction of Everyday Life; Research: Statistics and Data Analysis; European Union; The Sociological Problem of Crime; Psychology: Personality and Individual Differences; Discovering Psychology: History, Concepts and Debates; Theorising Social Life; Exploring Research.

Year 3:
Qualitative Research Methods (Core), elective subjects include: Health Psychology; Health, Self and Society; Organisational and Management Psychology; Sports Psychology; Sociology of Consumer Culture; Political Participation and Pressure Groups in an Age of Global Politics; Developmental Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Counselling; Environment and Society; Violence Crime and Conflict; Contemporary Issues in Politics.

Year 4:
Dissertation (Core), elective subjects include: Social Psychology; Biological Foundations of Behaviour; Developments in Counselling; Media, Culture and Society; Terrorism, People and Places; The Body in Contemporary Life; Clinical Psychology and Mental Health; Forensic Psychology; Crime, Criminology and the Justice System; Global Development; Effective and Ethical Leadership.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB including English or another English based subject. You may be required to attend an interview.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L310

Course Length

4 years

Department

School of Applied Social Studies

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

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