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Department of Psychology Programme Catalogue 2019/0


UHPS-AKB03: BSc(Hons) Psychology with Year long work placement

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement

Normal programme duration: 4 years


Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • This programme has no possible DAPs
 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS10086 Mind and behaviour 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS10087 Quantitative research methods 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS10105 Controversies in Psychology 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS10121 Applying psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
BB10006 Cell & molecular biology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
BB10012 Ecology & evolution 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED10001 Exploring effective learning 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10545 Organisational behaviour 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS10154 Being a psychologist 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10002 Social problems & social policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10043 Understanding society: Britain in global context 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS10089 Controversies in Psychology 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS10166 Research methods and design 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
BB10005 Cell biology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
BB10205 Ecology & evolution 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED10002 Learning: Theory & context 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS10186 Psychology of wellbeing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10001 Social policy, welfare and the state 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10044 Classical sociological theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2019/20 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2020/21 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 24% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS20167 Cognitive neuroscience 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS20168 Social psychology, personality and individual differences 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS20093 Quantitative methods 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS20124 Research methods and design 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
BB20024 The dynamic cell 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED20003 Education in society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
HL20042 Psychological dynamics of sport 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20072 Managing human resources 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS20152 Health psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20004 Family matters: the sociology of the family & family policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20050 Sociology of criminal justice policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS20107 Developmental psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS20125 Research project 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
BB20028 Molecular and cellular neuroscience 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
BB20041 Field course (Gower) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
BB20173 Behaviour & ecology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED20126 Educational psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
HL20045 Psychology of exercise and health 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20073 Marketing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS20150 Psychopathology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20003 'Race' & racism 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20005 Making and communicating policy: theories and practices 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2019/20 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2020/21 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 8% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS20028 Psychology placement 60 credits       [equivalent to 120 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2019/20 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2020/21 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS30094 Applied psychology dissertation 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS30014 History of psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30101 Psychology of pain 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30103 Attitudes and social cognition 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30115 Contemporary educational psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30126 Developmental psychopathology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30151 Psychology and neuroscience of blindness 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30158 Forensic psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30159 Language development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30170 Neuroeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
BB30044 Molecular & medical neuroscience 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED30443 Contemporary issues in childhood and youth 2: policy and practice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
FL30277 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
HL30155 Applying psychology to physical activity and health 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30118 Power in society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PS30110 Psychology of risk 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30113 Autism spectrum disorders 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30116 Cyberpsychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30122 Clinical psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30128 A health psychology approach to loss, grief and bereavement 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30130 Organisational psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30156 Affective neuroscience 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30164 Social action and change 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30171 The psychology of music 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PS30198 Psychology of addictive behaviours 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
BB30161 Systems and developmental neurobiology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED30006 Issues in science education 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ED30483 Children and technology: a global perspective 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
FL30278 Approved 6 credit language option (Foreign Languages Centre) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
HL30055 Applied sport psychology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2019/20 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2020/21 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.