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BSc (Hons) Psychology
University of Plymouth, UK

Psychology is the field of scientific study that focuses on the mind and the behaviors. Aim of the psychology degree program is to well prepare the undergraduates to collaborate on scientific investigations of human mind and behavior.

You will gain the skills you need to understand and investigate human mind and behavior and make a difference to psychological health and wellbeing in a wide variety of career paths.

Full Time
Duration
3 years

Aims of the Programme

1) To encourage students to acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of topics in psychology, relevant research methods and their associated techniques of analysis.

2) To prepare the undergraduates to collaborate on scientific investigations of human mind and behaviour.

3) To foster an understanding of how psychological theory and expertise may be applied to selected problems and issues arising in contemporary society, as well as an awareness of the limitations of psychological knowledge.

4) To provide learning experiences and appropriate support which enable students to become rational, independent, effective, and adaptable learners through a variety of settings and experiences including internship opportunities.

Key Features

  • The programme includes both coursework and research components.
  • Students can gain experience in workplaces outside university through the final year internship training.
  • The lectures will be delivered by lecturers from NSBM as well as by the flying faculty members of the Plymouth University, UK.
PROGRAMME CONTENTS

Year 1

  • Fundamentals in Psychological Science
  • Science of Learning
  • Debates in Psychology
  • Psychology of Relationships
  • Topics in Psychology
  • Connecting Psychology

Year 2

  • Research Skills in Practice 1
  • Research Skills in Practice 2
  • Individual Differences, Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive and Biological Psychology
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Applied Psychology

Year 3

  • Current Topics in Psychology 1
  • Current Topics in Psychology 2
  • Advances in Psychology
  • Internship
  • Research Project
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

Students should have either of the following qualifications

  • Minimum 3 passes in a single attempt for core subjects at one of the following examinations:
  • G.C.E. Advanced Level examination conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka.
  • G.C.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexcel, UK (London A/L)

–      International Advanced Level examination conducted by Pearson Edexcel, UK.

–      G.S.E Advanced Level examination conducted by Cambridge International Examinations, UK.

  • Completion of NSBM Foundation programme
  • Completion of any other foreign university-affiliated foundation programme (*Subject to the approval of program director)

 

AND

  • English requirement (IELTS 6.0 or equivalents such as internationally recognised qualifications and/or including NSBM English Language Assessment)
Course Fee
AMOUNT (LKR)
Year 1 900,000 LKR
Year 2 600,000 LKR
Year 3 600,000 LKR
TOTAL 2,100,000 LKR
Registration Fee -
10,000 LKR
Library Fee -
5,000 LKR

Student Loan facilities are available from BOC, NSB & NDB banks. Send us an inquiry to ask about paymnet plans and loan facilities.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Clinical Psychologist, Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, Educational and School Psychologist, Research Psychologist, Health Psychologist, Child Psychologist, Special Needs Teacher, Childcare Worker, Family and Marriage Therapist, Rehabilitation Worker, Criminal and Forensic Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, Counsellor, Social Worker, Mental Health Worker, Academic, Human Resource Advisor.

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