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BSc. in APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
The Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology gives students foundational knowledge of psychological theory and research methods and how they are utilized in real world situations. Psychology is the study of human minds, experiences and relationships. It is a fascinating lens through which we can examine and change the world we live in. In this programme we will encourage you to engage with psychological research and its applications. As you progress, you will deepen your understanding of the personal and social relevance of this lively and contested field of study. The B.Sc. Applied Psychology aims to offer students the opportunity to study issues and concerns relevant to Psychology in the 21st century and apply psychological evidence and theories to real world situations.

PROGRAMME DURATION
The Bachelor of Applied Psychology includes 120 credit hours of coursework plus 10 credit hours of internship at the lower level, with an emphasis on academic/theoretical material as well as skills and practice experience. The programme duration is four (4) years full-time and four and a half (4 ½) years part-time.


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Available in: 
Kingston

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY
(Undergraduate Degree Programmes)

  • To be unconditionally admitted to complete UCC undergraduate programmes, individuals should possess a minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE or CSEC level at grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 respectively. A CSEC pass at level 3 must have been obtained since 1998.
  • Students with 7 CXCs/GCEs subjects including Mathematics and English Language grades 1 & 2 may be eligible for a 50% discount for the first 2 years (conditions apply).
  • Candidates who have a minimum of 4 CXCs can also apply pending the outstanding CXC subjects or can opt to do UCC replacement courses Core Mathematics, English for Academic Purpose and Fundamentals of Accounting.
  • Mature Entry: Must be working for 5 years or more, be at a minimum age of 25 years. Academic qualifications, a detailed resume, a job letter and 3 professional references will be required.