BA Degree in Psychology
Open University validated as BA (HONS) Social Sciences: Psychology with Combined Studies
Richmond is a unique university in which to study Humanities and Social Sciences. When our students arrive in London, they have many questions, which relate to issues of identity, culture, language, religion, society, citizenship, history and consumption - all of which Richmond’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences addresses in its undergraduate programmes.
Richmond’s Psychology programme promotes the acquisition and demonstration of conceptual knowledge in the core areas of the Psychology discipline such as development, language, phenomenology, personality theory and individual differences, biological psychology, social psychology, psychopathology, cognitive science, and research methods. Psychology students are expected to progressively integrate theoretical perspectives and empirical findings, use appropriately a variety of research approaches and apply psychological principles in a variety of professional settings such as clinical, counselling, educational and legal.
The Liberal Arts Core Course Requirements (34-41 CREDITS)
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LOWER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS (21 CREDITS)
FHEQ Level 3
PSY 3100 (3 CREDITS) - Foundations in Psychology
PSY 3105 (3 CREDITS) - Foundations in Social Psychology
FHEQ Level 4
MTH 4120 (3 CREDITS) - Probability & Statistics I
PSY 4200 (3 CREDITS) - Beginning Human Sciences Research
PSY 4205 (3 CREDITS) - Concept & Hist Issues Psychol
PSY 4210 (3 CREDITS) - Developmental Psychology
PSY 4215 (3 CREDITS) - Biological Basis Of Human Behavior
UPPER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS (52-54 CREDITS)
FHEQ Level 5
PSY 5100 (3 CREDITS) - Human Development
PSY 5200 (3 CREDITS) - Theories Of Personality
PSY 5205 (4 CREDITS) - Quantitative Methods In Psych
PSY 5210 (4 CREDITS) - Experimental Methods In Psych
plus two of the following:
PSY 5400 (3 CREDITS) - Mind & Language
PSY 5405 (3 CREDITS) - Psychopathology
PSY 5410 (3 CREDITS) - Human Sexuality
PSY 5415 (3 CREDITS) - Psychology and Cinema
PSY 5420 (3 CREDITS) - Arts Psychotherapies
MGT 5400 (3 CREDITS) - Organizational Behaviour
FHEQ Level 6
PSY 6200 (3 CREDITS) - Theories & Systems In Psyc
PSY 6205 (3 CREDITS) - Developmental Psychopathology
PSY 6210 (3 CREDITS) - Cognitive Science
PSY 6391 (4 CREDITS) - Senior Projects Psych I: Quant Methods
PSY 6392 (4 CREDITS) - Senior Projects Psych II: Qualitative
plus five of the following OR Internship and threeone of the following:
PSY 6400 (3 CREDITS) - Psychoanalysis
PSY 6405 (3 CREDITS) - Existential-Phenomenological Psychology
PSY 6410 (3 CREDITS) - Memory and Awareness
PSY 6415 (4 CREDITS) - Counselling Theory & Practice I
PSY 6420 (4 CREDITS) - Counselling Theory & Practice II
PSY 6962 (6 CREDITS) - World Internship in Psychology
PSY 6972 (6 CREDITS) - Internship In Psychology
- Programme Specification for BA Psychology Spring 2013
- Degree Planner/GCL for students who started in September 2013
- Degree Planner/GCL form -- for students who started in September 2012/January 2013 or later
- Degree Planner/GCL form - for students who started in September 2010 or later.
- Degree Planner/GCL form - for students who started in September 2009 or later.
- Degree Planner/GCL form - for students who started in September 2008 or later.
- Degree Planner/GCL form - for students who started in September 2007 or later.
- Degree Planner/GCL form - for students who started in September 2006 or later.