Psychology - exchange modules

Interested in how people think, act and interact? Discover how thoughts, feelings and motivations shape our behaviour. Learn about social, developmental, clinical, cognitive and physiological psychology and specialise in the areas that interest you. Gain in-demand skills for a range of careers, from education and health to business and the media. You’ll graduate equipped to carve out your future in anything from professional psychology to marketing and management.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying psychology at the University of Plymouth. Further information about studying psychology at the University of Plymouth can be found on the course page.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1: 

  • PSYC411: Learning (immersive)
  • PSYC412: Psychological science
  • PSYC413: Debates in psychology
Semester 2:

  • PSYC414: Relationships (immersive)
  • PSYC415: Topics in psychology
  • PSYC416: Connecting psychology

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1:

  • PSYC514: Individual differences, social and developmental psychology
  • PSYC515: Health and wellbeing
  • PSYC519: Research skills in practice 1

Semester 2:

  • PSYC513: Cognition and biological psychology
  • PSYC516: Applied psychology
  • PSYC520: Research skills in practice 2

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1: 

  • PSYC601: Current topics in psychology 1
  • PSYC602: Current topics in psychology 2

Semester 2:

  • PSYC603: Current topics in psychology 3 
  • PSYC604: Current topics in psychology 4

Postgraduate modules

Semester 1: 

  • PSYC752: Advanced research design for psychology (10 credits)
  • PSYC756: Communicating psychological research (10 credits)
  • PSYC791: Foundations of clinical psychology (10 credits)

Semester 2:

  • PSYC754: Advanced techniques for psychological research (10 credits)
  • PSYC771: Issues in cognitive and brain science (10 credits)
  • PSYC774: Supporting behaviour change (10 credits)
  • PSYC792: Understanding Clinical Interventions: Principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Systemic Family Therapy (10 credits)

All year:

  • PSYC751: Asking psychological questions: epistemology and strategy for formulating psychological research (10 credits)
  • PSYC753: Data fluency: processing, visualising and analysing data for reproducible research (20 credits)
  • PSYC757: Success in science (10 credits)
  • PSYC755: Advanced interpretative methods (10 credits)
  • PSYC781: Advanced psychology research project (60 credits)

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