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University of Malta

Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences

Psychology (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2016)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PSY1610 Major Paradigms in Psychology: Introduction, the Psychoanalytic and Humanistic Paradigms, and Systemic Thinking 6 ECTS (NC)
PSY1622 Developmental Psychology 1 6 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PSY1617* Biological Psychology 1 4 ECTS
PSY1630* Foundations in Human Biology for Psychology 4 ECTS

* Students who are interested to register for the elective study-unit PSY1617 should have Biology at an intermediate level. Only students who do not have Biology at an intermediate level are able to register for PSY1630 during their first year and then register for PSY1617 during their second year of study. Study-unit PSY1617 is strongly recommended for those students who plan on following the Higher Diploma in Psychology.



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PSY1623 Developmental Psychology 2 6 ECTS (NC)
PSY1635 Cognitive Psychology 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PSY1625 Psychology of Communication 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PSY1606 Social Psychology 6 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PSY1620 Philosophical Psychology 6 ECTS




Semester 1

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

INE2601 Inclusive Communities and Schooling 4 ECTS
INE3622 Learning Disabilities 4 ECTS
PSY1617* Biological Psychology 1 4 ECTS
PSY2606** Psychology of Learning and Applied Behaviour Analysis 4 ECTS
PSY2628*** Quantitative Research Methods 4 ECTS
PSY2629*** Qualitative Data Analysis 4 ECTS
PSY3614 Psychology of Religious Experience 4 ECTS
PSY3649 Economic Psychology 4 ECTS

* Students who are interested to register for the elective study-unit PSY1617 should have study-unit PSY1630 as a prerequisite or have Biology at an intermediate level.

** Study-unit PSY2606 is highly recommended.

*** Study-units PSY2628 and PSY2629 are strongly recommended for those students who plan on following the Higher Diploma in Psychology. Students may take PSY2628 or PSY2629 as Optional study-units during their second year and may not take any other Optional Psychology study-units.



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PSY2610 Psychopathology 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PSY1635* Cognitive Psychology 4 ECTS
PSY2623 Work Psychology 6 ECTS
PSY2626 Psychology of Sexuality 2 ECTS
PSY2633 Health Psychology 6 ECTS
PSY2634 Psychology of the Family 4 ECTS
PSY3130 Psychology of Adjustment 2 ECTS
PSY3648 Sports Psychology 4 ECTS

* Students who are interested to register for the elective study-unit PSY1635 should have Biology at an intermediate level at grade C or better. Study-unit PSY1635 is compulsory for those students who plan on following the Higher Diploma in Psychology.



YEAR THREE

Semester 1

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

COU3301 Career Education and Guidance 4 ECTS
INE2601 Inclusive Communities and Schooling 4 ECTS
INE3622 Learning Disabilities 4 ECTS
PSY2641 Psychology of Helping 4 ECTS
PSY3614 Psychology of Religious Experience 4 ECTS
PSY3651 Introduction to Critical Psychology 4 ECTS
PSY3661 Psychoanalysis and Art 2 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PSY3352 Psychology Synoptic Study-Unit 1 6 ECTS (NC)
PSY3353 Psychology Synoptic Study-Unit 2 6 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

PSY2634 Psychology of the Family 4 ECTS
PSY3130 Psychology of Adjustment 2 ECTS
PSY3611 Media Psychology 4 ECTS
PSY3613 Environmental Psychology 2 ECTS
PSY3616 Psychology of Ageing and Rehabilitation 4 ECTS
PSY3647 Selected Topics in Organisational Psychology 4 ECTS
PSY3648 Sports Psychology 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 15 March 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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