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BSc (Hons) Psychology

Psychology is becoming an increasingly popular discipline of study within the higher education sector due to the versatility of the subject. The discipline is an empirical science that aims to understand the mind and behaviour in humans. An individual with a Psychology qualification can choose the areas they wish to continue their work depending on their own interests, skills, and education choices. BSc (Hons) Psychology provides the student with Psychology literacy equipped with critical thinking skills, which are developed within a context of rigorous scientific methodology enabling the student to to successfully face the challenges within the work environment of their choice.

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
PS1113 Studying Psychology 03
PS1123 Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Relationships and Associations (Part I) 03
PS1134 Introduction to Developmental Psychology and Individual Differences 04
PS1144 Psychological Themes 04
EN1072 Communication Skills 03
Semester 2
PS1213 Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Relationships and Associations (Part I) 03
PS1224 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology 04
PS1234 Concepts in Mental Health and Wellbeing 04
EN1082 English for Academic Purposes 03
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
PS2113 Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Qualitative Research Methods (Part III) 03
PS2124 Cognitive and Biological Psychology 04
PS2134 Developmental and Social Psychology 04
PS2144 Contemporary Issues in Applied Psychology 04
Semester 2
PS2213 Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology Qualitative Research Methods (Part IV) 03
PS2224 Careers and Employability 04
PS2234 Mental Health Disorders 04
PS2243 Psychology Internship 03
Code Module Credit
LJMU Final year
6502PSYSLI Healty Psychology 20
6504PSYSLI Positive Psychology 20
6505PSYSLI Psychology in Education 20
6508PSYSLI Social Cognition 10
6510PSYSLI Work Psychology 10
6500PSYSLI Psychology Dissertation 40

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