Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychology (Top-up)

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Coventry University, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


Programme Objectives
This course teaches students on how to investigate people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviours using psychological research methods. This course provides a comprehensive foundation of psychological theory and research from a variety of perspectives and approaches.

  • The aims of this programme are:
  • To  give students a knowledge and understanding of the core areas in psychology consistent with ensuring that the programmes meet the British Psychological Society's accreditation requirements,
  • To enable students to make use of psychological research methods and to develop an awareness of ethical issues in psychology,
  • To provide students with the opportunity to carry out independent research in a psychological area of their choice,
  • To encourage the development of knowledge and skills ( including literacy, numeracy, communication and IT skills)  that will enable students to make appropriate career choices,
  • To provide opportunities for students to gain work experience,
  • To provide opportunities for students to gain experience of studying outside of the UK.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Modules Descriptions

Work Experience
Quantitative Methods for Psychologists
Qualitative Techniques and Research Design for Psychologists
Academic Writing 2: Developing Skill in Academic Writing
Professional Skills for Psychology Graduates
Clinical Psychology
Health Psychology
Educational and Child Psychology
Independent Research 1
Independent Research 2
Intercultural Communication in a Global Society



Entry Requirements


Local Application

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 17 and above and meet at least ONE of the following requirements:

Higher Diploma in Psychology awarded by MDIS
OR
Diplomas related to Psychology from polytechnics
OR
Other Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or overseas qualifications (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education*.
Note:
^ Mapped against MDIS Higher Diploma by MDIS and approved by Coventry University; providing 120 general credits at undergraduate course Level 1 and 60 general credits at undergraduate course Level 2, by APL (Accredited Prior Learning).
* Applicants may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge and cope with the rigours of the course.

 
English Language Requirements
Applications are required to possess one of the following :
A minimum C6 grade in English at GCE ‘O’ Levels 
OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) 
OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English
OR
IELTS 6.0 with each sub-band not lower than 5.5 or equivalent 
OR
Students with IELTS 5.5 will be deemed to have the equivalent of 6.0 upon completion of MDIS pre-degree(s) programmes.
Note: All applications are subject to university’s approval.

International Application

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of age 17 and above and meet at least ONE of the following requirements:

Higher Diploma in Psychology awarded by MDIS
OR
Diplomas related to Psychology from polytechnics 
OR
Other Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or overseas qualifications (equivalent to 1st year EDP) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education*.
Note:
^ Mapped against MDIS Higher Diploma by MDIS and approved by Coventry University; providing 120 general credits at undergraduate course Level 1 and 60 general credits at undergraduate course Level 2, by APL (Accredited Prior Learning).
* Applicants may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge and cope with the rigours of the course.
 
English Language Requirements
Applications are required to possess one of the following :
A minimum C6 grade in English at GCE ‘O’ Levels
OR
MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)
OR
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English
OR
IELTS 6.0 with each sub-band not lower than 5.5 or equivalent
OR
Students with IELTS 5.5 will be deemed to have the equivalent of 6.0 upon completion of MDIS pre-degree(s) programmes.
Note: All applications are subject to university’s approval.

 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Duration of Course 
Full-time : 12 months
Part-time : 18 months 
 



Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants:


 

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