About the courseA working knowledge of German and an advanced understanding of psychology will prepare you for a rewarding career. And, the chance to explore a new culture overseas will prepare you for life working in the UK and abroad.Through this programme, you will develop a detailed understanding of psychology, while gaining the skills and knowledge to engage with the discipline in preparation for a placement year overseas in a German speaking country. During the four years, you will be able to draw on expertise from two specialist departments: Languages and Cultures; and Psychology.This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society and provides the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the Society.You will learn and develop a solid grasp of German language and culture, while studying the main themes of modern psychology:Brain and Behaviour: how neural disorders such as Alzheimers Disease affect behaviourCognitive Psychology: our reactions to colours, smells, speech and musicDevelopmental Psychology: the ways in which infants perceive space, patterns, objects and eventsSocial Psychology: how our thoughts, emotions and behaviours are shaped by the presence of othersYou will learn from passionate academics, all of whom are active researchers and world leaders in their field, which allows you to benefit from their insight, expertise and cutting-edge research.In the first year, you will gain an in depth overview of the main study themes through our Understanding Psychology module. You will explore the theories underpinning these areas, learn to evaluate scientific journals, and develop your ability to construct formal arguments. Running parallel to this, you will also undertake the Investigating Psychology module, which will equip you with important practical skills for conducting research in psychology, such as data analysis and report writing. In addition, you will take language classes, determined by your curr
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You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meetin
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AboutLancaster University is a collegiate public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by royal charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s.
Lancaster University is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, consistently ranking within the top ten in three major UK university league tables. The university is proud of its international community and aims to offer all students a global experience during their time there, with students coming from over 100 countries around the world.
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