Psychology within Natural Sciences 2015-2016
This pages is primarily intended for existing students. It consists of modules available to Natural Sciences students, Joint-Honours regulations and general advice (which includes links to Departmental advice.)
The following lists the module code and the title of each module by the level of each module - clicking on the link will take you to further details listed in the Faculty Handbooks.
The last digit of the module code indicates whether the module is single, double or triple. The level indicates the year in which modules are normally taken, but it is often the case that students take modules from the adjacent level beneath the year of study. Visit the Subjects page for the general overarching rules and structure.
Please note that the modules on offer and the requirements for progression can change from year to year and that the only combinations of modules that are guaranteed to fit in the timetable are those splits between the two departments on an approved Joint Honours routes (MSci and BSc).Capstone Modules. These modules are denoted with G
Psychology modules available to Natural Sciences students
Level 1 modules
Level 2 modules
Level 3 modules
Neuropsychology Of Memory (PSYC3011)
Developmental Psychology (PSYC3031)
Psychology Project And StatisticsG (PSYC3041)
Child Health Psychology (PSYC3061)
Social Psychology (PSYC3081)
The Evolution Of Human Behaviour (PSYC3141)
Brain And Cognition (PSYC3151)
Emotion And Social Cognition (PSYC3171)
The Visual Brain (PSYC3181)
Learning And Animal Cognition (PSYC3201)
Psychology Literature ReviewG (PSYC3211)
Social Perception (PSYC3221)
Special Needs In The Classroom (PSYS3317)
The Psychology Of Illness (PSYS3347)
Requirements for Joint Honours (BSc Programmes)Psychology
Introduction To Psychological Research (PSYC1062) and (Introduction To Psychology I: Cognitive And Biologicalpsychology (PSYC1071) or Introduction To Psychology 2: Developmental, Social Andabnormal Psychology (PSYC1081))
Advice for progression and other aspectsDepartment advice: See DUO
Natural Sciences advice
For a BPS accredited degree Introduction To Psychology 2: Developmental, Social Andabnormal Psychology (PSYC1081) can only be taken if students have a grade B or better in A-level Biology (or an equivalent qualification.
For a BPS accredited degree, students must follow the Level 2 Joint Honours degree rules. The co-requisites of Level 2 modules means that students are only able to take Psychology at Level two if they take at least 60 credits.
For a BPS accredited degree Psychology Project And Statistics (PSYC3041) must be passed with a mark of at least 40%. First year students intending to take Psychology Project And Statistics (PSYC3041) should read the advice in DUO.
For more information about the Natural Sciences degree programme, please contact:
Dr. James Blowey
Deputy Head of Faculty
Faculty of Science Office
Level 3 Chemistry Building
Tel: 0191 334 1028
Fax: 0191 334 1018
The Natural Sciences web pages are maintained by James Blowey