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Tuition fee £9,000 per year
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This course covers all aspects of psychology. There are modules on biological, social and developmental psychology, cognition, psychological disorders and cognitive neuroscience. Optional modules include some from biomedical science, speech and language science and philosophy.

We can also teach you the methods used by professional researchers and psychologists. There are opportunities to work real research projects, some of which might also involve a public or private sector partner. In your final year, you’ll carry out a research project of your own.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Critical Skills for Psychologists
Discovering Psychology
Essential Social Psychology
Memory, Skill and Everyday Life
Methods and Reasoning for Psychologists
Neuroscience and Evolutionary Psychology
Psychology at Sheffield
Science Challenge: Breaking Boundaries

Second year

Core modules:

Psychological Concepts and Skills
Psychological Research Methods
Social, Health and Environmental Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Developmental Psychology

Third year

Core modules:

Research Project in Psychology
Extended Essay in Psychology
Individual Differences

Optional modules:

Cognition and Communication
Making Ideas Happen
Making Ideas Happen
Philosophy of Psychology
Biological Basis of Brain Disease I: Neurodegeneration
Brain and Behaviour
Clinical psychology I: Theories and models of psychopathology
Clinical psychology II: Psychological interventions
Co-operative Models of Mind
Cognitive Development
Cognitive Neuroscience
Experiencing Genesys
How children & adults learn words
Learning and Memory in Young Children
Literacy : Development and Disorders
Neural Bases of Learning and Development
Neurons, Images and Chaos: Methods for Cognitive Science
Occupational Psychology
Psychology of Sleep
The Science of Emotion
Visual Perception

Career opportunities

Our graduates work in personnel management, market research, advertising, sales, social work, nursing and teaching. They also enter professions such as clinical, health or occupational psychology, usually after postgraduate training. Some of our graduates continue to a PhD to follow a psychology research career.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States