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Cognitive Psychology with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Cognitive Psychology is the study of the mental processes that inform human behaviour, such as attention, language, memory, perception. On this degree you will master key theories and research methods of this fascinating field. You’ll gain an in depth understanding of human psychology and develop a range of key skills valued by employers. You’ll have access to excellent facilities and cutting edge equipment for teaching and research, and as you gain an in depth understanding of human psychology you’ll develop a range of key skills valued by employers. You’ll benefit from research-led teaching in a balance of small and larger groups so you’ll really get to know your lecturers.On this course, you’ll spend your third year either studying abroad or on a work placement or internship before returning to UEA for your final year. **Overview**On this British Psychological Society-accredited course you’ll gain a strong grounding in key theories and research methods of cognitive psychology. You’ll study topics such as psychology and risk, psychology of language, brain, mind and machines, social and affective neuroscience, and applied neuropsychology.In your final year, you’ll design and implement your own research project related to cognitive psychology. Past students have researched areas such as autism, face perception, visual perception and attention, and brain activity in relation to social and non-social stimuli. If you’re interested in a career in mental and physical rehabilitation, neuroscience or clinical psychology, this course is ideal. Because you’ll learn to handle large data sets and gain expertise in human/computer interaction, product testing, human factors, and how we process information, you’ll also be well equipped to go into data or computer science. Alternatively the course will provide you with a firm base for further postgraduate study in cognitive psychology.You’ll be able to choose from a range of psychology modules according to your interests, be they broad or specific, and you’ll have the chance to experience topics you may not have come across before. We offer flexibility, with the possibility of switching to a different psychology pathway as your degree unfolds.All of our programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.**Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    143 67%

    36th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    71st

    2

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