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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in
Psychology (Clinical Psychology) (Top-up)

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology (Clinical Psychology) (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree offered by Northumbria University. The Degree is mainly assignment-based.

The Degree is designed to not only develop your understanding of the subject but also enhance your critical thinking and transferable skills. You will graduate confident in your independent learning ability with practical experience and research skills that will put you in good stead for a range of careers.

A major in Clinical Psychology enables students to learn about a variety of physical and mental health issues, methods of assessment for these issues, as well as treatment and therapy options. For example, modules such as Alcoholism and Eating Disorders focus on the causes of physical and mental health problems.

The aim of Clinical Psychology is to assess one’s mental health through psychological assessment and testing, and provide appropriate interventions.

Why You Should Enrol in the Programme

Complete in 18 months
A Direct Honours Degree
100% assignment-based Degree with no exams
Possible entry for non-relevant Diploma holders2
Industry-relevant curriculum taught by experienced practitioners
Well-paced schedule, suitable for working professionals

Programme Duration & Intakes

  • Part-time: 18 months
  • May & November

Industry-Relevant Modules

  • Advanced Qualitative and Survey Methods and Laboratory Experience
  • Advanced Experimental Methods and Laboratory Experience
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mental Health Difficulties and Therapeutic Approaches
  • Mental Health, Cognition and the Brain
  • Mental Health Problems and Crime
  • Neuropsychology and Cognitive Science
  • Psychobiology, Cognition and Individual Differences
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychology Project
  • Social and Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology

Tuition Fee

The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

S$31,544.60  (inclusive of 9% GST)

Accreditation & Ranking

Career Opportunities

The curriculum of this Degree is relevant to all helping professionals, and you will have a great deal of flexibility when it comes to possible careers:

  • Career Coach
  • Community Supervision Specialist
  • Correctional Officer
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Rehabilitation Manager
  • Social & Health Programme Consultant

Salary Guide

Source: sg.indeed.com/career (accurate as of 20 May 2024)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology (Clinical Psychology) (Top-up)

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Student Membership

  • Student membership with Singapore Psychological Society (SPS)
  • All students will be entitled to a waiver of registration and administration fees of their initial application for membership with SPS.
  • Founded in 1979, the Singapore Psychological Society aims to advance psychology as a science and a profession in Singapore. Its members comprise both practitioners as well as academics who share knowledge in psychology and promote its application for the benefit of individuals and society.
  • The SPS supports members in their ongoing career development and benefits include guest speaking arrangements, networking opportunities, professional development and updates on psychology-related information.
  • Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information or for assistance if you wish to apply for the SPS student membership.
  1. https://the-awards.co.uk/2023/en/page/archive-2022
  2. Subject to entry requirements and the university’s approval. Students may be required to complete the Extended Induction Programme (bridging units) before they can be enrolled into the Degree programme.

The information on this website is correct as of May 2024. 

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