BSc in Psychology
School of Education & Social Sciences

BSc in Psychology

BSc in Psychology
School of Education & Social Sciences

BSc in Psychology

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Duration4 years

Fees
€8,220 per year

LanguageGreek

CampusLimassol

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Qualification Awarded BSc in Psychology 
Level Of Qualification Bachelor (1st Cycle Degree)
Offered by Department of Psychology and Social Sciences
Mode of Study Full Time or Part Time

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour. It underlies the importance in understanding human behaviour spanning from how we develop and interact with each other to all the biological processes that support these functions.

Psychology is an exciting and popular discipline that covers a wide spectrum of topics. It includes the study of the nervous system and of cognitive functions as well as the study of social factors that affect the behaviour of individuals and of groups. Moreover, it covers the study of child development; personality; capabilities and limitations; behavioural deviations and their clinical treatments.

By choosing to study for a BSc in Psychology at Frederick University, it is ensured that the student will be given the opportunity to meticulously study and, therefore, attain comprehensive understanding of the various psychological theories. Moreover, it is expected that the student will obtain specialised training in research methodology.

It is expected that with completion of their studies, graduates will:
1. Acquire comprehensive knowledge of the theory, the core concepts and methods of Psychology
2. Be capable to develop an appropriate and systematic way of approaching different issues and of effectively delivering the principles of Psychology where applicable
3. Be acquainted with relevant scientific sources and in keeping up to date with advances in their field
4. Participate in research activities while exhibiting their acquired skills in designing, processing and analyzing data
5. Develop critical and inquisitive thought, as well as creativity in their scientific approaches
6. Exhibit efficient communication skills
7. Develop and present scientific arguments within an academic dialog, referencing accepted academic positions
8. Seek appropriate evidence to support their scientific inferences and strictly maintain the bio-ethical framework of contact
9. Hold a clear and realistic view for their future scientific and professional development and show self awareness and empathy
The BSc in Psychology provides all the necessary support in order for graduates to pursue a career in Psychology.

Graduates of the program have the required academic qualifications in order to be included in the official registry of psychologists according to the Cyprus Law.

Specific Admission Requirements
As per University regulations, candidates can be admitted to the Program only if they satisfy the general admission requirements of the University.

In addition to the general entry requirements, applicants are admitted based on the average grade of the school leaving certificate from secondary education where a minimum grade of 75/100 is required. Applicants interested in registering to the program that do not meet the requirements may be admitted after a personal interview. Also, applicants may be required to follow introductory supporting courses prior to admittance to the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning
There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements
Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 240 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.
Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00. Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.

Access to Further Studies
The graduates of the Program have access to graduate studies (2nd and 3rd Cycle) in social work and to disciplines related with the discipline of social work (i.e. social policy, psychology, research, education etc).

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Module Group
ECTS

The student must successfully complete 200 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1BPSY101BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 53
2CPSY101COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY I53
3CPSY102COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY II53
4IPSY101HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY53
5DEVE101DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I53
6DEVE201DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY II 53
7DPSY400PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION63
8EPSY101PROFESSIONAL ETHICS52
9FPSY301PROCESSES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY I63
10FPSY302PROCESSES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY II63
11FPSY401FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY63
12HPSY300HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY63
13KPSY200SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY62+1
14KPSY401CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY62+1
15NPSY301NEUROPSYCHOLOGY63
16OPSY401SOCIAL-ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY63
17PDIS101RESEARCH METHODS I52
18PDIS301RESEARCH METHODS II63
19PDIS103STATISTICS I52
20PDIS202STATISTICS II52
21PDIS201BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOMETRICS52
22PENG101ENGLISH I 53
23PENG201ENGLISH II53
24PENG301ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: PSYCHOLOGY63
25PPSY201PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES53
26PPSY202INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 53
27PPSY203DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 53
28PPSY401POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 61+2
29RPSY402PSYCHOLOGICAL RESILIENCE63
30SPSY101SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 53
31SPSY300COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY 63
32TPSY200CROSS CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY53
33WPSY101LAB APPLIED EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY52
34WDIS102ACADEMIC PROJECTS LAB52
35WPSY201PERSONAL AWARENESS LAB52
36WPSY302APPLICATIONS OF BASIC PSYCHOMETRIC TOOLS52
37WPSY401APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY LABORATORY63

The student must successfully complete 30 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1PDIS401THESIS I60
2PDIS402THESIS II 60
3IPSY400CYBERPSYCHOLOGY63
4LPSY400PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN/GENDER62+1
5SSPS400SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY63
6MPSY400MEDIA AND PSYCHOLOGY63
7EPSY301PSYCHOLOGY OF AGEING63
8EPSY302VIOLENCE AND DELINQUENCY63
9EPSY304SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL CARE63
10EPSY305INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY63
11EPSY306INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY63
12PPSY403PLACEMENT IN PSYCHOLOGY63
The student must successfully complete 10 ECTS from courses that can be considered as free electives. A free elective is considered any course offered by another Department for which the student is eligible to register
Total
240
Semesters
ECTS
No.CodeNameECTS
1CPSY101COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY I5
2IPSY101HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY5
3PDIS101RESEARCH METHODS I5
4PENG101ENGLISH I 5
5SPSY101SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 5
6WPSY101LAB APPLIED EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1BPSY101BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 5
2CPSY102COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY II5
3DEVE101DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I5
4EPSY101PROFESSIONAL ETHICS5
5PDIS103STATISTICS I5
6WDIS102ACADEMIC PROJECTS LAB5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1DEVE201DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY II 5
2PDIS202STATISTICS II5
3PENG201ENGLISH II5
4PPSY201PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES5
5PPSY202INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 5
6FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PDIS201BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOMETRICS5
2PPSY203DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 5
3TPSY200CROSS CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY5
4WPSY201PERSONAL AWARENESS LAB5
5WPSY302APPLICATIONS OF BASIC PSYCHOMETRIC TOOLS5
6FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1FPSY301PROCESSES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY I6
2KPSY200SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY6
3OPSY401SOCIAL-ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY6
4PDIS301RESEARCH METHODS II6
5PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1FPSY302PROCESSES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY II6
2HPSY300HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY6
3PENG301ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: PSYCHOLOGY6
4SPSY300COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY 6
5PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1DPSY400PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION6
2FPSY401FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY6
3KPSY401CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY6
4PPSY401POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 6
5PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1NPSY301NEUROPSYCHOLOGY6
2RPSY402PSYCHOLOGICAL RESILIENCE6
3WPSY401APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY LABORATORY6
4PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE6
5PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30


 

 
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The delivery of the program of study is supported by the following members of staff:

RankName
ProfessorProf. Areti Panaoura
ProfessorProf. Maria Piper. Zafiropoulou
Associate Professor - Programme Coordinator Dr. Loucia Demetriou
Associate ProfessorDr. Andreas Panayiotou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Nataly Loizidou Ieridou
LecturerDr. Fotini Economidou Kranou
LecturerDr. Demetris Hadjiharalambous
LecturerDr. Louiza Ioannidou
Visiting LecturerDr. Marios Kittenis
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