In your first year, you will build your knowledge of varied aspects psychology and will be introduced to a range of topics including child development, cognitive and biological processes, psychological research methods and social psychology. Modules you will study include Psychology in the Real World, which will help you understand how to apply theory to real-life situations.
Cognitive, social, biological and developmental psychology, and research methods are taught in greater depth in the second year, along with personality psychology and abnormal behaviour. You will also gain a greater understanding of mental health, including how mental disorders are classified and will learn about conditions such as Autism.
In your final year, you will undertake a year-long, supervised research project of your choice. You also have the opportunity to study diverse range of subjects that interest you. Recent examples include Body Movement, Gaze and Gesture; the Psychology of Music; Hands-on Cognitive Science; Neuropsychology; and contemporary developments in the discipline as a whole (Positive Psychology, Criminal and Forensic Psychology, Critical Psychology, Health Psychology, and Practical Creativity and Problem Solving).