Study Schemes

BSC Psychology and Sociology [LC38]

Academic Year: 2022/2023Single Honours scheme - available from 2020/2021

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS15120

Understanding Sameness and Difference

Semester 2
GS14220

Place and Identity

GS16120

Key Concepts in Sociology

Year 1 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
PS11300

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

or
SC11300

Cyflwyniad i ddulliau ymchwil mewn seicoleg

PS11420

Introduction to core topics in Social and Individual Behaviour

Semester 2
PS11220

Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

PS11320

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

or
SC11320

Cyflwyniad i ddulliau ymchwil mewn seicoleg

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Core (40 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS24220

Understanding (in)equality and (in)justice

Semester 2
GS25020

Introduction to Social Theory

Year 2 Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
PS21310

Quantitative Research Methods

PS21820

Cognitive Psychology

Semester 2
PS20220

Social Psychology

PS21410

Qualitative Research Methods

Year 2 Options

Choose 20 credits from the following Sociology modules:

Semester 1
GS22920

Placing Culture

GS28910

Geographical Perspectives on the Sustainable Society

Semester 2
DA23020

Lleoli Gwleidyddiaeth

GS23020

Placing Politics

Final Year Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
PS32120

Behavioural Neuroscience

PS34100

Psychology Research Project for Joint Honours

or
SC34100

Prosiect ymchwil Seicoleg ar gyfer cyd-anrhydedd

Semester 2
PS34120

Psychology Research Project for Joint Honours

or
SC34120

Prosiect ymchwil Seicoleg ar gyfer cyd-anrhydedd

PS34320

Developmental Psychology

Final Year Core (20 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS33320

Everyday Social Worlds

Semester 2

Final Year Options

Choose another 40 credits, 20 credits from Sociology. Students may not register for year 3 variants of year 2 modules, which they have already studied. Suitable option modules are listed below but up to 20 credits may be taken from appropriate modules offered elsewhere in the University.

Semester 1
DA32220

Cenedlaetholdeb a chymdeithas

GS36220

Modern British Landscapes

GS37920

Memory Cultures: heritage, identity and power

GS39120

Contemporary Global Migration

Semester 2
GS37520

Urban Risk and Environmental Resilience

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

  • Entrance Scholarship / Merit Award
  • Sports Bursary
  • Music Bursary
  • International Excellence Scholarship
  • Residential Bursary
  • Aberystwyth Bursary
  • Care Leaver Bursary