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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 16.3k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 1월 2016

    Description

    On this professionally accredited degree you will study the foundations of psychology, as well as a choice of our research-informed modules to tailor the degree to your own interests.

    Topics include:

    • cognitive psychology
    • developmental and social psychology
    • visual perception
    • abnormal psychology

    Your teaching is informed by our internationally recognised research in areas such as neuroscience, ageing and health, health and society, and linguistics and language sciences.

    We place a strong emphasis on report writing, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, computing and presentation skills that you can take into a wide range of careers.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 16265 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • PSY1001 Psychological Enquiry 1
    • PSY1002 Developmental and Social Psychology
    • PSY1003 Evolution and Genetics for Psychologists
    • PSY1004 Cognitive Psychology
    • PSY1005 Sensation and Perception
    • PSY1006 Instinct, Learning and Motivation
    • PSY1007 History of Psychology
    • PSY1008 Personality and Abnormal Psychology
    • PSY1010 Research Methods and Skills 1
    • PSY1011 Research Methods and Skills 2

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • PSY2001 Developmental Psychology
    • PSY2002 Visual Perception
    • PSY2003 Social Psychology
    • PSY2004 Individual Differences
    • PSY2006 Comparative Cognition
    • PSY2007 Biological Psychology: Sex, Drugs, Rhythms and Blues
    • PSY2008 Psychological Enquiry 2: Principles of Psychology
    • PSY2009 Methods in Psychology 2A
    • PSY2010 Statistics for Experimental Psychology
    • PSY2011 Methods in Psychology 2B
    • PSY2014 Cognitive Neuroscience
    • PSY2016 Abnormal Psychology & Psychiatry
    • PSY2015 Introduction to Professional Skills

    Stage 3

    Compulsory modules

    • PSY3097 Empirical Project
    • PSY3029 Professional Skills in Psychology

    Optional modules

    You choose 80 credits of optional modules from the following list with no more than 50 credits to be taken in any semester:

    • PSY3001 Evolution of Behaviour
    • PSY3002 Evolutionary Psychology
    • PSY3006 Consumer Psychology
    • PSY3008 Art, Mind and Brain
    • PSY3009 Co-operation
    • PSY3013 Eating Disorders
    • PSY3016 Sex and Human Nature
    • PSY3018 The Damaged Brain: Case Studies in Neuropsychology
    • PSY3020 Face Perception
    • PSY3022 The Psychology of Financial Decision Making
    • PSY3023 Health Psychology and Principles of Behaviour Change
    • PSY3024 Personality Disorders
    • PSY3025 Forensic Psychology
    • PSY3026 Psychology of Religion
    • PSY3027 Disorders of Development
    • PSY3028 Work Psychology

    You may replace 20 credits of the above modules with 20 credits of modules from Stage 2 or Stage 3 offered by another unit.


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    Requirements

    A Levels

    AAA-ABB including at least one A level from a subject with a substantial science or mathematics component including Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, Statistics, or Economics. Offer levels depend on the number of science/mathematics A levels a candidate offers. Minimum offers are usually:

    • 1 science/mathematics A level, AAA
    • 2 science/mathematics A levels, AAB
    • 3 or more science/mathematics A levels, ABB

    Preference will be given to applicants offering at least two sciences. General Studies is accepted. GCSE Mathematics plus a science (both at a minimum grade B) are required. Two AS levels (or one AS Double Award) will not be considered in the place of one A level.

    Scottish Qualifications

    AAAAA-AABBB at Higher Grade, including at least one subject with a substantial science or Mathematics component including Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, Statistics, or Economics. Offer levels depend on the number of science/mathematics Highers a candidate offers. Minimum offers are usually:

    • 1 science/mathematics Higher, AAAAA
    • 2 science/mathematics Highers, AAABB
    • 3 or more science/mathematics Highers, AABBB

    Preference will be given to applicants offering at least two sciences. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Mathematics plus a science required at grade 2 Standard Grade (or Intermediate 2 equivalent).

    International Baccalaureate

    A minimum of 34 points. Three subjects at Higher Level grade 6 or above, preferably including science. Preference will be given to applicants offering at least two sciences at Higher Level. Mathematics or Mathematical Studies to be offered at Standard Level grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level. At least one third of all subjects taken must be science/mathematics.

    Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1A1AB-AABBB at Higher Level, including at least one subject with a substantial science or mathematics component including Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Economics. Offer levels depend on the number of science/mathematics subjects a candidate offers at Higher Level. Minimum offers are usually:

    • 1 science/mathematics subject at Higher level, AAAAB
    • 2 science/mathematics subjects at Higher level, AAABB
    • 3 or more science/mathematics subjects at Higher level, AABBB

    Preference will be given to applicants offering at least two sciences.

    Access Qualifications

    Units in Mathematical Studies and/or Quantitative Methods, Human Biology and a third subject (preferably a science subject) are required with at least 45 level 3 credits at Distinction.

    BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants are considered on an individual basis.

    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants are considered on an individual basis.

    Cambridge Pre-U

    D3,D3,D3-D3,M2,M2 in Principal Subjects including at least one principal subject from a subject with a substantial science or mathematics component including Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, or Economics. Offer levels depend on the number of science/mathematics principal subjects a candidate offers. Minimum offers are usually:

    • 1 science/mathematics principal subject, D3,D3,D3
    • 2 science/mathematics principal subjects, D3,D3,M2
    • 3 or more science/mathematics principal subjects, D3,M2,M2

    Preference will be given to applicants offering at least two sciences. GCSE Mathematics plus a science (both at a minimum grade B) are required.

    PARTNERS - A Levels

    AAB-BBB including at least one A level from a subject with a substantial science or Mathematics component including Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, Statistics, or Economics. Offer levels depend on the number of science/mathematics A levels a candidate offers. Standard offers are: 1 science/mathematics A level, AAB 2 science/mathematics A levels, ABB 3 or more science/mathematics A levels, BBB General Studies is included. GCSE Mathematics plus a science(minimum grade B) are required. Two AS levels (or one AS Double Award) will not be considered in the place of one A level.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle University’s supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    PARTNERS - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants are considered on an individual basis.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle University’s supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Newcastle University.

    Accreditation

    This degree is professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), providing the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (providing you achieve the minimum standard of a lower second-class Honours).

    Having Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership means you can join the BPS and go on to further training or practice in psychology.

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