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University of Malta

Institute for European Studies

Psychology (Subsidiary Area)

(for courses commencing October 2017)

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.

PSY1315* Understanding Research in Psychology 4 ECTS
PSY1617** Biological Psychology 1 4 ECTS
PSY1630** Foundations in Human Biology for Psychology 4 ECTS

* Study-unit PSY1315 is strongly recommended however it is not offered for students taking Communications, International Relations, Sociology, Social Studies, and Knowledge and Information Management. Study-unit PSY1315 is compulsory for those students who plan on following the Higher Diploma in Psychology. It is also a pre-requisite for Elective study-units PSY2628 and PSY2629 found in the second year.


** Study-unit PSY1617 is compulsory for those students who plan on following the Higher Diploma in Psychology. Students intending to do the Higher Diploma in Psychology may take PSY1617 as an Optional study-unit instead of an elective study-unit if they have an Intermediate Biology at grade C or better. If not, students are required to register for study-unit PSY1630 and then register for study-unit PSY1617 as an Elective during their second year.

Although students may register for study-units PSY1617 or PSY1630 as Optional study-units, other Optional Psychology units may not be taken.



Semester 2

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

PSY1623 Developmental Psychology 2 6 ECTS (NC)

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

PSY1625 Psychology of Communication 4 ECTS
PSY1635* Cognitive 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. If not, they may register for study-unit PSY1630 during semester one and then register for study-unit PSY1635. PSY1635 is also available during the second year of study. Study-unit PSY1635 is compulsory for those students who plan on following the Higher Diploma in Psychology.



YEAR TWO

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 10 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

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

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

PSY1606 Social Psychology 6 ECTS
PSY1620 Philosophical Psychology 6 ECTS




Semester 1

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

PSY2606 Psychology of Learning and Applied Behaviour Analysis 4 ECTS
PSY3614 Psychology of Religious Experience 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

PSY2610 Psychopathology 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




 
Last Updated: 23 May 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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