Five Reasons to Choose Religious Studies and Applied Psychology:
• Wide range of modules on relevant topics such the nature of religion, the philosophy of justice, and behavioural psychology.
• Modules based on lecturers' distinctive research expertise in religious experience or contemporary psychology.
• Innovative immersive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials.
• Space for independent thinking and opportunities to pursue your own interests.
• Chance to combine your studies with modules from other humanities subjects.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
16 September 2019
The religion component focuses primarily on religion in the contemporary world, with acknowledgement of the significance of religion in shaping history. The programme looks at specific religions, highlighting various themes in which religion has an influence or a role. World faiths are explored in the form of Abrahamic religions and Asian traditions as well as Indigenous religions, with specific focus on South America, as well as the new religious movements and alternative spiritualities that became significant in the West from the mid-20th century onwards.
The overarching aims of Applied Psychology are to incorporate modules that promote a scientific understanding of the complex interactions between mind, brain, behaviour and experience, with particular emphasis on practical application. You will explore multiple perspectives to psychological issues, recognising that psychology involves a range of research methods, theories, evidence and applications. You will explore patterns in behaviour, both normal and abnormal, psychological functioning and experience through investigating the role of brain function in all human behaviour and experience. There will be opportunities to carry out empirical studies involving a variety of methods of data collection.
The programme is made up of the following combinations of core, compulsory and optional modules. These might alter a little from year to year owing to staff changes, curriculum development and recommendations following validation. However at level 4 there are 5 compulsory modules, including a cross-Faculty study skills modules completed by all students, and 1 optional modules. At level 5 there are 5 compulsory modules, including a School-specific research methods modules completed by all students, and 1 optional modules. At level 6 all students complete a Dissertation of either 20 or 40 credits in addition to 3 compulsory modules and 2 optional ones.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.|
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|