Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychological and Behavioural ScienceAwarded by: University of Roehampton, UK

Programme Objectives 

This Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychological and Behavioural Science programme will provide students with in-depth understanding of the human mind and behaviour. Alongside the study of the core areas of psychology (cognitive, biological, social and developmental psychology; individual differences; conceptual and historical issues in psychology; research methods) students will explore applied areas of psychology such as Forensic and Health. In addition to this, it provides students opportunities to develop academic and transferable skills preparing them for life after graduation and academic challenges.

The programme is designed to extend students’ knowledge of psychology and related fields and further develop their capabilities and skills to apply critical thinking to complex, real-world problems. Throughout the programme students are exposed to a variety of research methodologies and statistical techniques that enhances their awareness of the link between theory and research, fosters critical evaluation and enables them to conduct independent, rigorous and ethical research. It endeavours to provide students with an understanding of real-life applications of theory and, by utilising a variety of assessment procedures as well as providing graduates with a range of transferable skills. Ultimately, through the depth and breadth of its curriculum, the programme aims to interest, involve and empower its diverse cohort of students and to enable them to reach their full potential.

The aims of this programme are to:

  • Provide a supportive and enriching learning environment that empowers each student in a diverse student body to develop their intellectual, personal and employment skills through collaborative and independent learning experiences
  • Enable a scientific understanding of mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and the complex interactions between these
  • Develop an understanding of the role of empirical evidence in the creation and constraint of theory, and also in how theory guides the collection and interpretation of empirical data.
  • Develop knowledge leading to an ability to appreciate and critically evaluate theory, research findings and applications
  • Develop psychological literacy, including an understanding of how experience and behaviour can be influenced by contextual and interpersonal factors
  • Equip students with a broad range of transferable skills that will be useful to them in gaining employment after graduation and lay the foundations for lifelong learning
  • Develop in partnership with students by enabling them to contribute to the academic excellence of the programme through a variety of evaluation methods and opportunities.
  • Enable students to develop a critical understanding of multiple psychological perspectives including an appreciation of the real-life application of theory to a range of experience and behaviour including psychological disorders

Why University of Roehampton UK

The University of Roehampton has a strong and fast-growing reputation for the quality of teaching and research, and is proud to have a community of talented and committed members of staff. The University is financially sound, well-governed and well-managed, with a clear sense of purpose and values. We are more popular among students than we have ever been, with robust levels of applications that have been growing year on year. Student success in key areas, such as retention and employment, has improved significantly. We have a unique and positive sense of community and tradition based on our four Colleges, which are located on a fantastic campus in south-west London. And, perhaps above all else in the current climate, we have proved ourselves to be innovative, flexible and adaptable.

  • Ranked 79th in The Complete University Guide 2022
  • Top 15 universities in London by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
  • 100% of the psychology research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework was rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' for its impact

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychological and Behavioural Science from the University of Roehampton UK. The degree will be the same as that awarded to the full-time students at the University main campus in the UK.

Year 1
  • Mind, Body and Brain (1)
  • Social and Developmental Psychology (1)
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Research Methods and Statistics (1)
  • Psychology in the Real World
  • Psychological Problem Solving

Year 2

  • Mind, Body and Brain (2)
  • Social and Developmental Psychology (2)
  • Individual Differences and Psychometric Research
  • Research Methods and Statistics (2)
  • Understanding Mental Health
  • Perspectives in Consciousness

Year 3

  • Extended Research Project
  • Criminal and Forensic Psychology
  • Communication and Social Interaction
  • Health Psychology
  • Cognition and Emotion

 

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
9 Months (Year 3)  September 2021   May 2022

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months (Year 3)  September 2021   August 2022

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time (Year 3)  S$21,614.00  S$700.00 - S$1,900.00
 Part-time (Year 3)

Application fees: S$160.50

Note:

  • All application fees are non-refundable.
  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Year 1 Entry:

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art awarded by MDIS OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Psychology awarded by MDIS OR
  • At least 2 GCE A level subjects / BTEC National Certificate or Diploma (or equivalent qualification) OR
  • Non-psychology related diplomas from local polytechnics OR
  • Other PEI's foundation qualifications with entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

Year 3 Entry:

  • Relevant polytechnic diploma in Psychology (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4/Year 1 and Level 5/Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education ^ OR
  • Relevant Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or overseas qualifications (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4/Year 1 and Level 5/Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education* ^

^ Applicants may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge and cope with the rigours of the course.

*All Non-standard applications are subject to final approval by the University.
 

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) OR
  • C6 in English at GCE “O” Level OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) (with no element below 5.5) OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR 
  • University Approved Equivalent

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg


 

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months (Year 3)  September 2021  August 2022

 

Fees & Structure

Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
12 Months (Year 3)  S$22,684.00  S$2,600.00 - S$4,200.00

Application fees: S$481.50

Note:

  • All application fees are non-refundable.
  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
  • International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
  • Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
  • Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.


Entry Requirements

Year 1 Entry:

  • International Foundation Diploma in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Art awarded by MDIS OR
  • International Foundation Diploma in Psychology awarded by MDIS OR
  • At least 2 GCE A level subjects / BTEC National Certificate or Diploma (or equivalent qualification) OR
  • Non-psychology related diplomas from local polytechnics OR
  • Other PEI's foundation qualifications with entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

Year 3 Entry:

  • Relevant polytechnic diploma in Psychology (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4/Year 1 and Level 5/Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 10 years of formal education ^ OR
  • Relevant Private Education Institutes (PEIs) or overseas qualifications (which are deemed by the University to be equivalent to Level 4/Year 1 and Level 5/Year 2 of the University Course) with an entry requirement of 12 years of formal education* ^

^ Applicants may be required to undertake bridging modules to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge and cope with the rigours of the course.

*All Non-standard applications are subject to final approval by the University.

 

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) OR
  • C6 in English at GCE “O” Level OR
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE) (with no element below 5.5) OR
  • Pass MDIS English Placement Test OR 
  • University Approved Equivalent

 

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at +65 6796 7660 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detailed information.

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Quick Information

Duration of Course 
Full-time:
27 Months (Year 1 Entry)
9 Months (Year 3 Entry)

Part time:
36 Months (Year 1 Entry)
12 Months (Year 3 Entry)

Award
DEGREE 

Commencement Dates

Full-Time Programme
Sep 2021

Part-Time Programme
Sep 2021

Contact Details

Local students:

+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline:

+65 6796 7660

+65 6950 6398