University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This exciting discipline describes the interdisciplinary approach to understanding the link between mind and brain, examining the nature of thought and its biological basis. It attempts to solve the mysteries of the mind by bringing together evidence from molecular and cellular neuroscience (including psychopharmacology), a wide range of brain imaging techniques, computational modelling, and cognitive neuropsychology (itself a product of experimental psychology and clinical neuropsychology).

Course Modules

Year 1 (Credit Level 4) core modules include: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Biological Psychology; Introduction to Psychological Research Methods; Individual Differences. Year 2 (Credit Level 5) core modules include: Cognitive & Clinical Research Methods; Lifespan Development; Systems Neuroscience; Brain and Cognition. Option module: CCP or PSY Option Module or University Elective. Year 3 (Credit Level 6) core modules include: Project in Psychology; Comparative Cognition; Clinical Neuropsychology. Option module: CCP or PSY Option Module or University Elective. You may take an additional work placement year between Years 2 and 3, subject to availability. On successful completion you gain a Certi'cate in Work'Based Learning in Psychology.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees