This course provides students with a scientific understanding of mind, brain, behaviour, experience, and of the complex interactions between these. The programme provides training in the scientific method and the history and philosophy of science to students; psychology applies a rigorous scientific methodology to biological, linguistic, philosophical, socio-cultural, and anthropological topics; the course is thus an inherently multidisciplinary subject.
2.2 Honours degree in any science, social science, or humanities subject or equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent (CEFR: C1).
Year 1: Globalisation and society; history and social change; individual in society; introduction to research methods in psychology 1; introductory psychology 1; introductory psychology 2; the thinking module. Year 2: biological psychology; classical sociological theory; cognitive psychology; individual lives in digital worlds; psychological research methods 2; social research methods; crime deviance and society; thoughts on psychology. Year 3: biological and cognitive psychology (BPS core); development and individual differences (BPS core); personality and social psychology (BPS core) to; research methods in psychology 3; applied psychology; asymmetries of brain and behaviour; social influences in psychology and law; sport and exercise psychology; workplace psychology. Year 4: communication and consciousness; psychology Honours project; advanced biological psychology: the science of attraction; advanced biological psychology: human evolutionary psychology; advanced developmental psychology: social development; advanced forensic psychology; advanced psychology: psychology in education and health; advanced topics in psychology; clinical psychology; evidence-based investigative interviewing; work-based review.
A combination of written submissions, presentations, laboratory reports and formal examinations are used throughout the course; the research project is written in the style of a scientific research article.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (EU fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Whole course (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Abertay campus||Dundee||DD1 1HG||Scotland|
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