BA Degree: Basic and Applied Psychology

Preparatory Year – Introductory Modules. Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
ENGL English (04-07) 10
PSYC01P Introduction to  Psychology 10
PSYC02P Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence 10
PSYC03P Introduction to Computing/ICT-1/ 10
PSYC04P Arabic Language and Grammar 10
PSYC05P Study Skills 10
 
Semester 2: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
ENGL English (04-07) 10
PSYC06P Social Psychology 10
PSYC07P Psychology of Adjustment 10
PSYC 08P Introduction to Sociology 10
PSYC09P Biological Psychology   10
PSYC10P Basics of Statistics 10

Students have to do the relevant English modules below as per the GAR depending on their level on entry.
 Module Code Title Module Weight
16ENGL04 Intermediate English 10
16ENGL05 Upper-Intermediate 10
16ENGL06 Advanced English 10
16ENGL07 Advanced Writing 10
 
Level 4 - Foundation modules - Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
PSYC01C Experimental Psychology 10
PSYC02C Descriptive Statistics in Psychology 10
PSYC03C The Psychology of Adulthood and Aging   10
PSYC04C The Psychology of Learning  10
PSYC05C Physiological Psychology 10
PSYC06C Psychological Research Methods 10

Semester 2: (total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
PSYC07C Family Psychology 10
PSYC08C Cognitive Psychology 10
PSYC09C The Psychology of Women  10
PSYC10C  Motivation and Learning 10
PSYC11C The Psychology of Violence 10
PSYC12C Group Dynamics and Leadership 10

Level 5 -  Core Modules Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
PSYC01I Psychological Testing 1 10
PSYC02I Theories of Personality 10
PSYC03I Inferential Statistics in Psychology 10
PSYC04I Selective topics in Psychology 10
PSYC05I Reasoning and Decision Making 10
PSYC06I Elective 10

Students select one of the elective courses below to complete the 60 credits for Semester 1.
Module Code Title Module Weight
15BHRM02C Personal Effectiveness 10
15POLS07P Introduction to Political Psychology 10
ALNG041 Sociolinguistics and Psycholinguistics 10
 
Semester 2: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
PSYC07I Psychological Testing 2 10
PSYC08I Educational Psychology 10
PSYC09I Abnormal Psychology 10
PSYC10I Organizational Psychology 10
PSYC11I Counselling Psychology 10
PSYC12I Laboratory Practice 10
   
Level 6 -  Applied Modules Semester 1: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
PSYC01H Clinical Psychology (1) (Diagnostics) 10
PSYC02H Psychological Assessment 10
PSYC03H Health Psychology 10
PSYC04H Neuropsychology 10
PSYC05H Internship1 20
 
Semester 2: (Total modular weight 60)
Module Code Title Module Weight
PSYC06H Clinical Psychology (2) (Therapeutic) 10
PSYC07H The Psychology of Children with Special Needs 10
PSYC08H Integrations of the Exceptional Child 10
PSYC9H Community Psychology 10
PSYC10H Internship 2 20