Planit


Psychology

University of Strathclyde

Content

Year 1:
Basic principles of learning such as thinking, memory, personality and social influences on behaviour.

Year 2:
Classes provide a greater understanding of human development and interaction, cognitive processes, individual differences and biological influences on behaviour.

Year 3:
The single Honours pathway covers the six core domains required by the British Psychological Society for accreditation; joint Honours students have the opportunity to study abroad in Europe or North America for a semester.

Year 4:
Research-based Honours dissertation with a prize for the best dissertation; choice of around 14 topics including: Artificial Intelligence, Health Psychology, Belief and Anomalous Experience,
Neuropsychology of Ageing and Dementia; summer international research placement or a home-based term-time professional employment placement.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 or 5 Highers at AAAA (first sitting) or AAAAB (two sittings) including English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at B.

Widening access entry:
4 or 5 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or AABBB (two sittings) including English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at C.

Start Date

October

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C800

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Psychological Sciences and Health

SCQF Level

10