Coventry University Psychology

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Coventry University Psychology

Coventry University Psychology

Psychology BSc (Hons)

OVERVIEW

This course runs in 2017/18. 

If you are interested in why people think, feel, and behave the way they do then this could be the course for you. This course teaches you how to investigate people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviours using psychological research methods.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

The degree is academically challenging and provides a comprehensive foundation of psychological theory and research from a variety of perspectives and approaches.

If you choose this course you will benefit from:

  • current accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS) meaning that as a graduate, provided you achieve at least a 2:2, you will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC);
  • links with the Local Education Authority (LEA), local schools and numerous health care providers;
  • guest lectures by experts from outside of the School including practising psychologists and researchers in psychology who ensure you are exposed to the latest research and developments in psychology;
  • teaching by experienced teachers and researchers;
  • opportunities to apply to work with staff on research projects, as a student research assistant;
  • a personal tutoring system, which is integrated into taught modules at all levels, to enhance employability through the development of transferable skills such as presentation skills, group work, conducting literature reviews and critical analysis;
  • a work experience module in the second year that can give you valuable experience, develop new skills and increase your appeal to potential employers;
  • the opportunity to join the Psychology Society. This is a group run by students in collaboration with staff. Events are largely social by nature but with an academic twist;
  • the chance to apply for a year of work placement;
  • an option to take a year-out of the degree to study abroad on the Erasmus programme;
  • the opportunity to go on field trips which have included: Amsterdam, San Francisco and Tokyo.