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English and Psychology

A range of modules gives students the option to study anything from Shakespeare to science fiction, Romantic to contemporary poetry, or Victorian novels to Hollywood films. We are also a world leader in comics studies and offer modules that consider the relationship between graphic novels and canonical literature.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MA (Hons)) English and Psychology

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Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Year Degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. Topics we cover include how babies learn, the way in which people’s mental skills change as they grow older, personalities types, and social group dynamics. Students will also study different psychological disorders.

In addition to exploring these aspects of human nature, Students will learn how to think critically and to solve problems. Students will be taught how to analyse data, write clearly and effectively, and be a confident communicator of science. Students will learn how to plan, implement and analyse their own research project.

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Important
  • Mutual recognition of professional qualifications following Brexit is a priority for UK professional bodies and universities. If students plan on practising outside the UK they should check with the relevant national authority on the recognition of this qualification.

Why Study this Degree

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.