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Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Psychology and Mental Health

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Year 1 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
ENGL A101F University English Writing Skills 5
COUN A111F Introduction to Public Health 5
PSYC A124F Foundations of Social Sciences: Psychology 5
STAT A221F Statistics 5
Year 1 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
COUN A220F Basic Skills in Counselling 5
SOCI A123F Foundations of Social Sciences: Sociology 5
ONE 5-credit English language enhancement course 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
Year 2 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
COUN A221F Theories and Practice in Counselling and Mental Health 5
PSYC A236F Positive Psychology and Mental Health 5
STAT A222F Essentials of Research Inquiry 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
Year 2 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
PSYC A322F Life-Span Developmental Psychology 5
PSYC A325F Abnormal Psychology 5
PSYC A331F Research Methods in Psychology 5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
Year 3 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
COUN A311F Addiction Counselling 5
COUN A312F /

PSYC A324F

Family Counselling /

Cognitive Psychology

5
PSYC A320F /

PSYC A326F

Personality Psychology /

Clinical Psychology

5
ONE 5-credit purposely-designed General Education course 5
Year 3 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
COUN A320F Individual and Group Counselling 5
COUN A312F /

PSYC A324F

Family Counselling /

Cognitive Psychology

5
PSYC A320F /

PSYC A326F

Personality Psychology /

Clinical Psychology

5
PSYC A333F Current Issues in Psychology 5
Year 4 Autumn Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
COUN A330F* Practicum and Experiential Learning Seminars 10
PSYC A321F /

PSYC A323F

Social Psychology /

Biological Psychology

5
PSYC A334F /

PSYC A341F

Psychological Testing and Assessment /

Psychology of Ageing

5
Elective Courses – ONE of the following:
PSYC A421F* Psychology Honours Thesis 10
ONE 5-credit middle-/higher-level Social Sciences course 5
Year 4 Spring Term (20 credits)
Core Courses Credits
COUN A330F* Practicum and Experiential Learning Seminars 10
PSYC A321F /

PSYC A323F

Social Psychology /

Biological Psychology

5
PSYC A334F /

PSYC A341F

Psychological Testing and Assessment /

Psychology of Ageing

5
Elective Courses – ONE of the following:
PSYC A421F* Psychology Honours Thesis 10
ONE 5-credit middle-/higher-level Social Sciences course 5

* Courses carry-over from the Autumn Term

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