2021/2022

BA (Hons) (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The BA (Hons) (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway is a four year degree with placement. Applicants must fulfil the minimum entry requirement specified here.

To be eligible for the award of the BA (Hons) (Psychology and Computing) degree, a student will be required to have achieved 240 credits by obtaining 60 credits in each of First, Second, Third and Fourth Arts (Psychology and Computing). A student may not register for more than 60 credits in one year.

In order to be admitted to the First University Examination in Psychology and Computing a student must have satisfactorily attended, subsequent to entry to the programme, modules amounting to 60 credits as follows:

AP1022 Social Psychology (5 credits)
AP1035 Introduction to Neuroscience, Perception and Attention (5 credits)
AP1040 Research Design and Statistical Analyses I (5 credits)
AP1046 People and Technology (5 credits)
AP1104 Research Methods in Psychology I (5 credits)
AP1107 User Experience (UX) Design (5 credits)
CS1021 Relational Databases I (5 credits)
CS1022 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (15 credits)
CS1023 Introduction to Human-Centred Computing (5 credits)
CS1111 Systems Organisation (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.
Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.


Programme Requirements Second Arts (Psychology and Computing)

In order to be admitted to the Second University Examination in Psychology and Computing a student must have satisfactorily attended the following modules amounting to 60 credits:

AP1036 Learning and Behaviour (5 credits)
AP2044 Applied Cognition (5 credits)
AP2045 Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence (5 credits)
AP2046 Research Design and Statistical Analyses II (5 credits)
AP2114 Research Methods in Psychology II (10 credits)
AP2116 Social Computing (5 credits)
CS2011 Intermediate Programming and Problem Solving I (5 credits)
CS2012 Web Development (5 credits)
CS2013 Intermediate Programming and Problem Solving II (5 credits)
CS2014 Design for Human-Centred Computing (5 credits)
CS2512 Authoring (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module here.
Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022. .

Third Year - Arts (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway

No student may register for Third Arts (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway until the Second University Examination in Arts (Psychology and Computing) has been passed.

In order to be admitted to the Third University Examination in Psychology and Computing (Work Experience) Pathway a student must have satisfactorily attended the following module amounting to 60 credits:

CS3400 Psychology and Computing Work Placement (60 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Students who withdraw from or fail the Placement module CS3400 may be permitted to transfer back to the standard non-placement pathway for the programme, subject to the agreement of the module coordinator and programme director.

Fourth Year - Arts (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway

No student may register for Fourth Arts (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway until the Third University Examination in Arts (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway has been passed.

In order to be admitted to the Fourth University Examination in Psychology and Computing (Work Experience) Pathway a student must have satisfactorily attended the following module amounting to 60 credits:

AP1033 Individual Differences (5 credits)
AP2049 The Psychology of Aging (5 credits)
AP3126 Health Psychology: Models and Applications (5 credits)
AP3134 Psychology and Computing Team Project (20 credits)
CS3031 Interaction design (5 credits)
CS3032 Mobile Multimedia (5 credits)
CS3033 Data Mining (5 credits)
CS3062 Computing in Society (5 credits)
CS3500 Software Engineering (5 credits)

The Team Project will involve technology prototype design and evaluation, will be people focused, and will be led by staff from both Applied Psychology and Computer Science.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022. .

Programme Learning Outcomes for BA (Hons) (Psychology and Computing) (Work Experience) Pathway (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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