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BSc (Hons) Psychology

A degree in Psychology, a discipline which studies the human mind and behaviour, not only offers you the opportunity for personal growth, but also opens up a variety of career opportunities in many fields. A background in Psychology will enhance your employability by helping you understand yourself and others by developing sound analytical skills. You will learn to communicate effectively - a skill essential for the workplace and a very valuable skill often overlooked in most industries. Obtaining a degree in Psychology will not limit you to a career in Psychology: a degree in this versatile subject will lead to numerous rewarding and exciting careers.

Recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

SLIIT finds internships for all the students who are enrolled in the programme.

In-house clinical psychologist available for students for additional support.

Cost to complete the degree in Sri Lanka is 1/9th of the cost if to complete the degree in UK

Study method


Study mode



February / September


3 years

Entry Criteria

Eligibility for the programme are as follows:

  • GCE Advance Level (Local) - 3 passes in any stream.
  • GCE Advance Level (Edexcel / Cambridge) - 3 D passes in any stream.

The course is an excellent springboard into many areas of psychology, from health and the caring professions to education, forensics and clinical and occupational practice. Psychologists can pursue careers as diverse as teaching, the police, media, business, human resources, management, counselling and clinical, educational, occupational and health psychology

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
- Basics of Psychological Process 04
- Physiological Psychology 04
- Statistics for Psychology -1 04
- Stress and Coping 03
- English N/C
Semester 2
- Cognitive Psychology 04
- Social Psychology 04
- Statistics for Psychology -II 04
- Developmental Psychology - 1 03
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
- Developmental Psychology - 2 04
- Abnormal Psychology 04
- Personality Psychology 03
- Psychological Research Methods - I 04
Semester 2
- Test and measurement in psychology 04
- Educational Psychology 04
- Applied Psychology 03
- Psychological Research Methods - II 04
Health Psychology
Psychology in Education
Positive Psychology
TWork Psychology
Social Cognitive
Psychology Dissertation

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