Fascinated about human behaviour from how children learn, to managing stress in the workplace and the motivations for and the treatment of offending behaviour? Our course brings all the core areas of psychology together, so you'll learn about the development, social, biological, cognitive and research methodologies in this field, but with a practical focus to make your CV stand out from the crowd. Why Choose University of Cumbria You will not just learn about psychology theoretically, you will be putting it into practice using real people and case studies to bolster your learning. And, thanks to the great links we have with regional and national organisations from prisons to victim support charities and homeless organisations, you will have the opportunity to get career-enhancing voluntary work throughout your studies.
- Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and you may be eligible for Chartered membership
- 50% of your studies will be practical - through research, case studies and data collection
- Opportunities to gain additional professional development and accredited qualifications alongside your course, in areas such as psychometrics
- Taught by academic tutors with forensics, counselling and clinical backgrounds
- Tutors carry out pioneering research, which enhances your learning. Plus, it gives you the chance to take part in current research
- Our excellent links with regional and national charities, not-for-profit and penal institutions offers great work experience and job prospects
- We have a great reputation nationally for research methodology
- Opportunity to take part in field trips in the UK and abroad, giving you the chance to deepen your knowledge
- Complete work experience in prisons with the chance to study alongside prisoners for real-life learning
- Study on our vibrant and friendly Fusehill Street campus in Carlisle, just 30 minutes from the Lake District National Park and Scotland, with great transport links to major cities of Newcastle and Glasgow
Year one - Compulsory modules: Psychology in Action, Introduction to Psychological Research Methods, Introduction to Data Analysis, Perspectives in Psychology, Professional and Academic Skills, Introduction to Psychopathology. Year two - Compulsory modules: Research Methods and Statistics, Development, Brain and Cognition, Research Methods in Applied Psychology Settings. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Psychology and Criminal Justice, The Psychology of Teaching and Learning, Mental Health and Well-being, Environmental Psychology, Political and Cross Cultural Psychology, Independent Study, Psychology of Eating Behaviour and Disorders, Social and Community Psychology. Year three - Compulsory modules: Critical Psychology, Individual Differences: Abilities, Personalities and Measuring Differences, Dissertation. Optional modules (subject to availability and demand): Psychology and Health, Defence, Security and Cyber Psychology, Independent Study, Occupational Psychology, Offender Management and Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice, Trauma and Resilience, Psychology of Violent Behaviour, Sport and Exercise Psychology.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
How to apply
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- Year 1
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Fees and funding
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