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A bachelor’s degree in Psychology is the best pathway for individuals interested in any field that requires understanding, predicting and influencing human behavior and thinking. Traditionally a BSc (Hons) in Psychology was considered as a degree taken by individuals who wish to pursue a career a mental health. But with the emergence of new fields such as Child Psychology, Business Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Sports Psychology and Neuroscience, a graduate in psychology is able to select a wide range of professions as their career. BSc degree in Psychology is considered a qualification that empowers the student with the most number of transferable skills.
Dual Qualifications - BSc (Hons) in Psychology (UK) + Diploma of Higher Education in Counseling (SL)
CIRP dual qualification in Psychology and counseling offers you a unique opportunity to gain an internationally recognized Bachelor's degree in Psychology from a top UK university together with a Diploma of Higher Education in counseling recognized by TVEC Sri Lanka. Apart from studying core psychology modules relevant to the BSc degree in Psychology, you will gain knowledge and skills in counseling through the specialized diploma. This combination will give you a head start in becoming a professional counselor or a counseling psychologist in the future
Latest trend in the corporate sector is to use psychological applications in almost all segments of business from HR to branding, marketing, social media advertising, leadership and IT. All multinational companies have psychology graduates working for them contributing to develop strategies to enhance quality of working life, productivity and employee efficiency. Best way to benefit from these new opportunities is to become a psychology graduate with a thorough knowledge in business. With a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a level 5 diploma in business, both awarded by UK awarding bodies would make you the ideal candidate for these global opportunities.
Foundation programs have become very popular among students who are seeking early entry in to university education. In a fast paces world, students and parents are both keen to gather their knowledge and skills at a younger age. Completing qualifications early enables them to start working or engaging in further studies before the others and therefore gain a competitive advantage. However selecting the foundation program should be done carefully as merely focusing on completing qualifications early could have irreversible negative effects on their career and education later on. Check out why CIRP Foundation program in Psychology is considered one of the best in the region.
Dual Qualification - BSc (Hons) Psychology (UK) + Diploma of Higher Education in Child & Adolescent Psychology (SL)
This dual qualification enables students to explore core areas in psychology with an emphasis on Child and Adolescent Psychology. Using Psychological applications to support children and adolescents is one of the most demanded fields throughout the world with a range of employment opportunities. Obtaining two awards, a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and a Diploma of higher education in Child & Adolescent psychology enables graduates to enter starting level jobs in special needs education, child psychology, School counseling, child care, child protection and education psychology upon completion and continue to pursue their postgraduate studies while they are employed. This is one of the most demanded and popular programs in the dual qualifications series offered by CIRP.
Dual Qualification - BSc (Hons) Psych Psychology (UK) + Diploma of Higher Education in Sports Psychology (SL)
Here is an excellent opportunity to combine the passion and enthusiasm you have for sports with psychology to get in to one of the most exciting fields in the world. This dual qualification in Psychology and sports psychology offered by CIRP enables you to obtain a world recognized BSc (Hons) in Psychology along with a Diploma of Higher Education in Sports Psychology. Begin your path to become a modern coach or a sports psychologist. Become a part of success of sports teams and share the popularity, excitement, rewards and opportunities to the travel the world. CIRP offers the only sports psychology qualification of this level in Sri Lanka and South Asia.
Dual Qualification - BSc (Hons) Psychology (UK) + Diploma of Higher Education in Criminal & Forensic Psychology (SL)
Criminal & Forensic Psychology is one of the fastest developing fields in the world. As the sophisticated nature of the crimes increase day by day, governments and corporate organizations around the world are making crime preventions and crime fighting also equally sophisticated. Use of psychological applications in these areas are only going to increase in the future. This dual qualification where core areas in psychology is covered in the BSc (Hons) Psychology program, combined with a specialized diploma in criminal & forensic psychology prepares you to take up these opportunities in the future. You path for a criminal psychologist, forensic psychologist, prison or rehabilitation psychologist, consult to police or judiciary starts here.
Human Resource Management is facing new challenges with organizations becoming multi-cultural and multi-generational. Expectations and attitudes of people have become very sophisticated. As a result corporate sector is continuously improving their HR practices and policies. Since recently most of the organizations are interested in using psychological application in HR practices. Concepts such as psychometric testing, assessment centers, well-being, work life balance programs are few examples. Proper implementation of these require professionals with a thorough psychological background. Therefore many employers are looking to recruit psychology graduates to their HR positions. You are able to make best out of these new opportunities with a dual qualification with Psychology and HR.
BSc (Hons) Psychology Final year is about application of core knowledge you have gathered in the first two years of your studies through your qualification. You will complete 120 UK Credits worth of studies, mainly focusing on the dissertation where you are able to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in research and applied areas in psychology.
Business & Organizational Psychology is the field in which insights drawn from psychological theories and models are applied in different aspects of a business. Use of psychological concepts to gain a competitive advantage in management, human resources, sales and marketing, branding and advertising was done by major corporate organizations for decades and most of these were not discussed publicly. The information that corporate giants are using psychology to understand, predict and influence humans came to light recently and since then there is a major drive in the companies throughout the world to benefit from business & organizational psychology. Today from use of psychometric testing in screening candidates to neuro-marketing, consumer psychology, behavioral economics and cyber-psychology, all aspects of a business are based on psychological strategies. If you are interested in becoming a part of a growing force in the business world, check out this program in more detail.
This programme is for those who aspire to become clinical psychologists and psychotherapists. Developed in line with international standards, programme covers all essential areas in both theoretical and practical aspects through class room teaching and supervised training placements. Aim of the curriculum is to produce practitioners who are skilled and confident to work independently after the period of supervised training.
Knowledge and skills required to become a professional who could provide psychological support to children and adolescents in various contexts is the aim of this programme. The Programme exposes students to normal and abnormal psychological development of children, causes and risk factors of psychological disorders and psychosocial issues they face and trains students on reliable, evidence based and ethical interventions to help children and teenagers.
Training Counselling Psychologists who are able to work with people to support them overcome the psychological issues due to personal, relationship, family, psycho-social and occupational problems is the objective of this program. They are also trained in helping clients with trauma related psycho-social issues and low intensity psychological disorders. Supervised training is expected to give the students the correct skills and confidence to practice.
This programme is for the individuals who wish to engage in planning, administration, policy making and researching in mental health as well as the ones who aspire to become academics in the field of psychology. Elective modules will expose students to different areas such as Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Educational Psychology and Community Psychology that opens opportunities in Government, NGO and Academic sectors.
Marketing could be considered a field that is being modernized almost every day. With our life style, behaviors and needs evolving rapidly, corporate sector is upgrading their marketing strategies at an equal pace. In their attempt to specifically understand, predict and influence human behaviors and preferences, corporate organizations are becoming more and more interested in psychology. Consumer Psychology, Neuro-marketing, Behavior analysis and Cyberpsychology are few of these areas. In the future business world will replace all the traditional marketing, branding, advertising and marketing communication strategies with ones based on psychology. Social media marketing together with big data and artificial intelligence will need more and more behavior and preference analysis, that needs involvement of psychology. Therefore a dual qualification in psychology and marketing will be the most attractive combination for future marketing professionals.
Criminal & Forensic Psychology is one of the fastest developing fields in the world. As the sophisticated nature of the crimes increase day by day, governments and corporate organizations around the world are making crime preventions and crime fighting also equally sophisticated. Use of psychological applications in these areas are only going to increase in the future.
Early Childhood Education and Care are considered one of the most important professions in the world. This field offers a range of well-respected and highly paid careers is pre-school and primary education, chide care, day care and community work in most of the countries. Thousands of opportunities are available in the European, American, Australian and Middle eastern regions providing opportunities for career progressions and skilled migration. In Sri Lanka pre-school and primary education is being regulated in a step by step manner and soon having a recognized and a credible qualification will be a must to engage in working with children. This qualification is an ideal program for those who seek local and well as international opportunities.