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BA in Childhood and Youth Studies and Psychology (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , Childhood And Youth Studies

Course Description

This course course allows you to study Psychology as part of a joint honours degree (50% Psychology, 50% Childhood Studies and Youth).

The Psychology part of the degree covers the investigation of behaviour from infancy to old age, and deals with the biological, social and individual factors that affect human psychology. This course offers you the widest possible choice of modules, which enables you to tailor your study as your interests develop.

For the Childhood and Youth part of the course, you would follow innovative modules led by experienced School of Education staff to develop your understanding of the history of childhood, children’s rights, the nature of childhood and the role of adults working with children in a national, European and international context. You would engage in academic study in the fields of psychology, sociology, social policy, education, health and welfare relating to children’s lives.

This course course allows you to study Psychology as part of a joint honours degree (50% Psychology, 50% Childhood Studies and Youth). The Psychology part of the degree covers the investigation of behaviour from infancy to old age, and deals with the biological, social and individual factors that affect human psychology. This course offers you the widest possible choice of modules,...

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Course Content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • PPP-1002: Stress & Distress (10)
  • PPP-1003: Scientific Writing & Comm I (10) or
    PCC-1001: Ysgrifennu Gwyddonol I (10)
  • PPP-1009: Language and its Disorders (10)
  • XAE-1026: Skills for Learning & Work (20) or
    XAC-1026: Sgiliau ar gyfer Dysgu a Gwait (20)
  • XAE-1035: Children and Society (20) or
    XAC-1035: Plant a Chymdeithas (20)

Semester 2

  • PPP-1005: Brain & Mind (10)
  • PPP-1006: Scientific Writing & Comm II (10) or
    PCC-1003: Ysgrifennu Gwyddonol II (10)
  • PPP-1007: Learning to be Happy (10)
  • XAE-1033: Adventures in Growing Up (20) or
    XAC-1033: Anturiaethau wrth Dyfu (20)

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • PPP-2010: Social Psychology (10)
  • PPP-2012: Cognitive Psychology (10)
  • PPP-2014: Personality & Indiv Diffs (10)

Semester 2

  • PPP-2011: Developmental Psychology (10) or
    XAC-2011: Seicoleg Datblygol (10)
  • PPP-2013: Biological Psychology (10)
  • PPP-2016: Aspects of Clinical Psychology (10)

Optional Modules

60 credits from:

  • XAE-2030: Inclusion & Learning Needs (20) (Semester 1 + 2) or
    XAC-2030: Cynhwysiant ac Anghenion Dysgu (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • XAE-2032: The Global Child (20) (Semester 2) or
    XAC-2032: Y Plentyn Byd-eang (20) (Semester 2)
  • XAE-2035: Children Literacy & Literature (20) (Semester 1 + 2) or
    XAC-2035: Plant, Llythrennedd a Llen (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • XAE-2040: Psychopathology in Children (20) (Semester 1 + 2) or
    XAC-2040: Seicopatholeg Ymhlith Plant (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • XAE-2041: Adolescence (20) (Semester 2) or
    XAC-2041: Llencyndod (20) (Semester 2)

Year 3

Optional Modules

60 credits from:

  • XAE-3008: Working with Vulnerable Famili (20) (Semester 2)
  • XAE-3009: Multilingual Childhood (20) (Semester 2)
  • XAE-3036: Identities in Childhood (20) (Semester 1) or
    XAC-3036: Hunaniaethau mewn Plentyndod (20) (Semester 1)
  • XAC-3037: Plant a Cham-drin Sylweddau (20) (Semester 2)
  • XAE-3037: Substance Abuse in Families (20) (Semester 1)
  • XAE-3038: Children w. Com. Difficulties (20) (Semester 2) or
    XAC-3038: Plant ag Anawsterau Cyfathrebu (20) (Semester 2)
  • XAE-3050: Psych of Childhood&Crime (20) (Semester 1 + 2) or
    XAC-3050: Seicoleg Plent a Throseddu (20) (Semester 1 + 2)

60 credits from:

  • PLP-3001: Applied Behaviour Analysis (20) (Semester 2)
  • PMP-3001: Mindfulness (20) (Semester 2)
  • PSP-3001: Forensic Psychology (20) (Semester 2)
  • PHP-3002: Psyc of Addictive Behaviours (20) (Semester 1)
  • PLP-3002: Brain and Language (20) (Semester 2)
  • PSP-3002: Evolution & Human Soc Beh (20) (Semester 1)
  • PLP-3003: Evidence-based Ed. Methods (20) (Semester 1)
  • PCP-3004: Cognitive Neuroscience (20) (Semester 2)
  • PSP-3004: The Social Brain (20) (Semester 1)
  • PCP-3005: Consumer & Applied Psychology (20) (Semester 2)
  • PHP-3006: Topics in Illness & Disability (20) (Semester 2)
  • PHP-3008: Counselling Skills (20) (Semester 1)

Year 1 Compulsory Modules Semester 1 PPP-1002: Stress & Distress (10) PPP-1003: Scientific Writing & Comm I (10) or PCC-1001: Ysgrifennu Gwyddonol I (10) PPP-1009: Language and its Disorders (10) XAE-1026: Skills for...

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Entry Requirements

We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually.

All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills.

As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students.

To study a degree, diploma or certificate course you’ll be asked for a minimum of UCAS Tariff points. For a fuller explanation of the UCAS Tariff Points, please see www.ucas.com

We also consider applications from mature students who can demonstrate the motivation and commitment to study a university programme. Each year we enrol a significant number of mature students. 

We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually. All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills. As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students. To...

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