Health & Social Sciences

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Rushmore Business School



Description:

The BSc (Hons) Psychology course is a distinctive and unique course which utilises a broad range of teaching and learning strategies to provide students with an opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills about the applicability of Psychology in a global context. The general ethos of BSc (Hons) Psychology is to explore human behaviour in a global context and engages with both the theories and application of psychological perspectives and methods/ techniques. The course has a strong focus on employability and this strategy is embedded within the curriculum at each level. Students undertake short-term work experience in the second year, which is a valuable opportunity and helps them to develop their professional identity.


Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this course, it is expected that graduates will:

| Develop their critical awareness and understanding of contemporary and global psychological concepts and theories;


| Develop their ability to apply the knowledge and skills they acquire to psychological theory, psychological evidence and research methods/techniques in psychology;


| Be equipped with the appropriate methodological and analytical skills to undertake research in the field of psychology whilst adhering to discipline defined ethical standards;


| Have a broad and varied educational experience within which learning occurs, engaging in experiential learning and a wide range of international contexts;


| Develop a professional level of transferable, practical and cognitive skills so that they are able to work with self-direction and autonomy to manage their own lifelong learning and have the necessary qualities to confidently embark on graduate employment and/or postgraduate study.


Course Structure

MODULES
1 Developing as a Psychologist (1)
2 Human Behaviour
3 The Darker Side of Psychology
4 International Cultural Communication Skills for International Students
5 Research into Human Behaviour
6 Psychology of Popular Culture
7 Psychological Perspectives (1)
8 Applied Research Methods in Psychology (1)
9 Developing as a Psychologist (2)
10 Effective Communication Skills 2
11 Psychological Perspectives (2)
12 Applied Research Methods (2)
13 Professional Experience
14 Investigative Psychology
15 Ageing
16 Drug Use and Addiction
17 Developing as a Psychologist (3)
18 Project Ethics
19 Academic Writing 3
20 Independent Research Project

Entrance Requirements


| HSC: 3 A-Levels and 1 AS Level or 2 A-Levels and 2 AS Levels or

| London GCE: 3 A-Levels or Equivalent


Awarding Body

Coventry University (UK)

DURATION

3 Years

Study Mode

Full Time / Part Time