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MH209
Psychology (Through Science)

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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470

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470

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2013 - 470
2012 - 465
2011 - 465
2010 - 450
2009 - 460
2008 - 450
2007 - 465
2006 - 465
2005 - 480
2004 - 490
2003 - 480

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Psychology is the scientific study of thought, emotion and behaviour. Psychologists examine the various aspects of human experience, such as human emotions, thoughts and actions. They apply their knowledge and skills in clinical, counselling, educational, organisational and academic settings.

Students have the opportunity to study specialist areas such as behavioural neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, computational modelling, cognitive science, and related themes.

Note that in first year, students must take Mathematics and three subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science#, Experimental Physics and Mathematical Physics.


 
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Degree represents only the first step in an often lengthy process of professional training that will require an additional two to six years of study or supervised experience.



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