Basic principles of learning such as thinking, memory, personality and social influences on behaviour.
Classes provide a greater understanding of human development and interaction, cognitive processes, individual differences and biological influences on behaviour.
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.
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.
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at AAAA (first sitting) or 5 Highers at AAAAB (two sittings) including English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at B.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or 5 Highers at AABBB (two sittings) including English at B plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at C.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Psychological Sciences and Health