Psychology is available at The University of Northampton as a single honours BSc (Hons) Psychology undergraduate degree, or can be combined with other subjects in a Joint Honours programme. There is also a range of specialised Psychology courses.
Other Psychology courses:
Psychology at The University of Northampton is taught as a flexible, modular course. Students are introduced to central topics and methods through two core modules in stage one, which are further explored in stage two.
Students also choose modules from a range of options, and in stage three students are offered a wide range to choose from. Many of these have an applied Psychology focus, ideal preparation for entering one of the psychological professions.
All single honours and joint honours undergraduate psychology courses at Northampton are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) allowing students to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC).
There are two MSc courses available at The University of Northampton.
An MSc in Child and Adolescent Health aims to promote an advanced level of knowledge to underpin practice in the area of child and adolescent mental health. Please contact Dr Jane Callaghan, the award leader for the MSc CAMH, for further information.
An MSc in Transpersonal Psychology/Consciousness Studies has been offered in the Psychology Division since 2006. Taught primarily by CSAPP staff, this innovative and stimulating programme is based around a blend of taught modules and experiential modules. For an initial discussion, and further information, please contact Dr Chris Roe.
Postgraduate research study to Masters and Doctoral level is also available, with staff offering supervision in a range of research areas.
Psychology is taught at The University of Northampton's Park Campus. The laboratories and teaching facilities are conveniently located within the Fawsley building, a pleasant and accessible low-level building.
Psychology students benefit from a range of facilities which enable them to carry out practical research.
Three teaching laboratories with 20 computers in each
Psycho-physiological laboratory - equipped to record human physiological responses such as heart rate
Sound attuned laboratory
Perceptual research laboratory for visual and other perceptual research activities
Several smaller experimental rooms
Networked computers with a range of software applications including the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
Observational suite with a two-way mirror and built-in audio-visual recording facilities
Handheld audio and video recording equipment
Extensive collection of psychological tests
Web-based learning materials
For more information about Psychology at The University of Northampton, please contact Graham Smith, or call the course enquiries line on 0800 3582232.