Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychological and Behavioural Science

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by University of Roehampton, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


This Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychological and Behavioural Science programme will provide students with in-depth understanding of the human mind and behaviour. Alongside the study of the core areas of psychology (cognitive, biological, social and developmental psychology; individual differences; conceptual and historical issues in psychology; research methods) students will explore applied areas of psychology such as Forensic and Health. In addition to this, it provides students opportunities to develop academic and transferable skills preparing them for life after graduation and academic challenges.

The programme is designed to extend students’ knowledge of psychology and related fields and further develop their capabilities and skills to apply critical thinking to complex, real-world problems. Throughout the programme students are exposed to a variety of research methodologies and statistical techniques that enhances their awareness of the link between theory and research, fosters critical evaluation and enables them to conduct independent, rigorous and ethical research. It endeavours to provide students with an understanding of real-life applications of theory and, by utilising a variety of assessment procedures as well as providing graduates with a range of transferable skills. Ultimately, through the depth and breadth of its curriculum, the programme aims to interest, involve and empower its diverse cohort of students and to enable them to reach their full potential.
 



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Year 1

  • Mind, Body and Brain (1)
  • Social and Developmental Psychology (1)
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Research Methods and Statistics (1)
  • Psychology in the Real World
  • Psychological Problem Solving

Year 2
  • Mind, Body and Brain (2)
  • Social and Developmental Psychology (2)
  • Individual Differences and Psychometric Research
  • Research Methods and Statistics (2)
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Perspectives in Consciousness

Year 3
  • Extended Research Project
  • Criminal and Forensic Psychology
  • Communication and Social Interaction
  • Health Psychology
  • Cognition and Emotion



Entry Requirements


Year 1 Entry:

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art awarded by MDIS OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Psychology awarded by MDIS OR
  • At least 2 GCE A level subjects / BTEC National Certificate or Diploma (or equivalent qualification) OR
  • Non-psychology related diplomas from local polytechnics OR
  • Other PEI's foundation qualifications with entry requirement of 10 years of formal education
Year 3 Entry:
  • Relevant polytechnic diploma in Psychology (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4/Year 1 and Level 5/Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education ^ OR
  • Relevant Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or overseas qualifications (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4/Year 1 and Level 5/Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education* ^
^ Applicants may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge and cope with the rigours of the course.
*All Non-standard applications are subject to final approval by the University.
 
English Language Requirements
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) OR
  • C6 in English at GCE “O” Level OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) (with no element below 5.5) OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR 
  • University Approved Equivalent



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 12 Months TBC TBC
 
Part-time
 Duration  Commencement  Completion
 15 Months TBC  TBC

 



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

Structure Year of Entry Tuition Fees (inclusive of 9% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 9% GST)
Full-time / Part-time Year 1 S$47,960.00 S$1,000.00 - S$1,900.00
Year 2 S$35,970.00
Year 3 S$24,198.00
Application fees: S$163.50
 
Fees & Structure (International)
Structure Year of Entry Tuition Fees (inclusive of 9% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 9% GST)
Full-time Year 1 S$52,865.00 S$1,290.00 - S$2,800.00
Year 2 S$39,785.00
Year 3 S$24,743.00
Application fees: S$490.50
 
Note:
  • # All application fees are non-refundable.
    # All fees quoted are inclusive of GST. 
    # Local:
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • # International:
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • # Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
    # Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

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