University of Derby - Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychological Studies (Top up)

Course Introduction

Founded in 1851, The University of Derby served as the main and largest education provider for Derbyshire City, England, United Kingdom. Today, it is one of the UK’s leading modern and innovative Universities with over 300 undergraduate programmes and 22,000 students from 121 countries, spread across 5 academic colleges and 3 campuses. The University of Derby prides itself in having a clear vision to offer a value-added UK education that is more personal, relevant, and business-focused.

 

Dedicated to teaching and focusing on delivering real world experiential learning, the University of Derby has received accreditations from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychological Studies (Top Up) programme covers contemporary research into the social, developmental, cognitive and biological dimensions of behavior. Students will look at the applications of psychology in a wide range of areas, from understanding the nature and causes of mental illness, to investigating decision making in real life situations. The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychological Studies is a ‘research-led’ psychology degree, which means that you’ll be taught by staff who are participating in research in that area of psychology.

Course Benefits

  • 9 Months Direct Honours Degree
  • Top 50 University in UK (The Guardian University League Table)
  • Coursework & Assessment focused
  • Weekdays evening classes catered for busy professionals

Course Pre-Requisites 

  • At least 18 years old and GCE A level or IB Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certification and a qualification that equivalent to 1st and 2nd year of the EDP; or Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent; or
  • Mature candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience.

Target Audience/Who Should Attend

  • At least 18 years old and GCE A level or IB Diploma or other equivalent pre-university certification and a qualification that equivalent to 1st and 2nd year of the EDP; or Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent; or
  • Mature candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience.

Course Outline

  • Psychology in Education
  • Addictive Behaviours
  • Clinical Applications of Psychology
  • Family Health Across the Lifespan
  • Psychology Literature Review Project / Independent Study in Psychology*

*Student is required to take either one of the module

Available Course Sessions

Twice per week. Weekdays. 7PM-10PM

 

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