Graduates are entitled to graduate membership of the British Psychological Society. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. This course reflects contemporary developments in psychology such as clinical aspects of neuropsychology and criminal psychology.
You are introduced to child development, cognitive and biological processes, psychological research methods and social psychology.
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.
In the final year, you undertake a year-long, supervised research project. You also have the opportunity to study diverse range of optional modules that reflect the research interests and expertise of the teaching team, such as Autism; Body Movement, Gaze and Gesture; Psychology of Music; Hands-on Cognitive Science; Neuropsychology; and contemporary developments in the discipline as a whole (eg Positive Psychology, Criminal and Forensic Psychology, Critical Psychology, Health Psychology, and Practical Creativity and Problem Solving).