University of East London
A 1st degree either from a UK university or from a recognised overseas institution (refer to the international association of universities) and that is equivalent to a UK degree (refer to the British council's international guide to qualifications in education); their degree must have included at least 1 semester or 60 credits or half a year's study in psychology; applicants who hold an appropriate degree that did not include the minimum amount of study of psychology (see above) may apply for a bridging programme (full-time or part-time); this programme comprises up to 80 credits of psychology at level 1; successful completion of the bridging programme gives entry to the graduate diploma; students may be admitted through accreditation of experiential learning (ael) or accreditation of certificated learning (ACL) processes; in the case of applicants whose 1st language is not english, then IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) is required; international qualifications are checked for appropriate matriculation to UK higher education undergraduate programmes.
Modules include: Research methods; cognitive psychology and psychobiology; professional psychological studies; conceptual and historical issues in psychology (CHiPs) and social psychology; individual differences and developmental psychology; occupational psychology; critical social psychology; health psychology; method and design issues in psychology; method and design issues in psychology; evolutionary psychology; evolutionary psychology; forensic psychology; advanced developmental psychology; psychology and difference; psychology and difference; psychology of relationships; positive psychology; addictive behaviours; advanced qualitative research methods; development through the lifespan; psychological perspective on power politics and political violence; psychology of choice; science, pseudoscience and paranormal belief; development and difficulties in the early years; psychology of criminal conduct.
Assessment is by examination, by a mixture of coursework and examination, or by coursework alone; at least one third of assessment will be by coursework - the exact proportion will depend on option choice; coursework includes essays, research reports, group and seminar presentations and an empirical project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Docklands Campus||Newham||E16 2RD||South East|