BSc (Hons) Psychology

General

Program Description

Studying on the course will give you a strong foundation in understanding the science of psychology. You will learn about the theories and concepts of psychology that apply to a wide range of human behaviour including language acquisition, learning, personality, relationships and gain an understanding of the philosophical, historical and social issues that have influenced the study and practice of psychology.

You will have the opportunity to learn about the practical relevance of psychology across the broad spectrum of human activity including abnormal psychology, mental health, criminal behaviour, the psychology of cyberspace, therapeutic practices and group and individual behaviour. You will learn the methods of psychological research, for example collecting and analyzing data and you will also be taught key skills such as accessing and evaluating information and effective communication skills.

The course includes an opportunity to carry out a work placement module in an approved setting and, in your second year, you may complete a period of study in the United States of America or Europe.

Throughout the course, you will devise, implement and write up research projects that focus on psychological phenomena.

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Course Content

  • PSC4001 Introduction to research methods in psychology
  • PSC4009 Understanding the person
  • PSC4003 Cognitive & biopsychological perspectives
  • PSC4004 Exploring psychology I
  • PSC4005 Exploring psychology II
  • PSC4008 Applied psychology
  • PSC5011 Personality and developmental psychology
  • PSC5004 Cognitive psychology
  • PSC5005 Biopsychology
  • PSC5006 Social and critical psychology
  • PSC5007 Research methods in psychology
  • PSC5008 Occupational psychology
  • PSC6001 The honours project
  • PSC6006 Abnormal psychology
  • PSC6007 Children’s learning and development
  • PSC6019 Social neuroscience
  • PSC6020 Applied experience

Entry Requirements

112 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subject.

You must also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics.

If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).

If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course you may wish to consider one of the following courses: BSc (Hons) Psychology with Foundation or Access to HE Diploma (Social Sciences).

Fees

Application fee* Registration fee (yearly) Tuition fee (yearly) Exam fee** (yearly)
2,100 AED 2,200 AED 32,300 AED 816 GBP

All Fees are subject to revision and would be revised on a yearly basis.
All Fees are subject to 5%VAT as per the Federal Tax Authority.

*Application & Registration Fees are non-refundable
** Exam Fees are in UK Pounds and to be transferred to University of Bolton UK account

Last updated May 2020

About the School

The University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah was first established in 2008 and is licensed by the Government of Ras Al Khaimah. We offer Undergraduate and Post Graduate degree programmes ... Read More

The University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah was first established in 2008 and is licensed by the Government of Ras Al Khaimah. We offer Undergraduate and Post Graduate degree programmes in several disciplines. Read less
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