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BSc (Hons) in Psychology


Are you inquisitive about what prompts human behavior? Fascinated by the mind and its’ functioning? Make BSc in Psychology offered at CIRP your first step in your journey into the psyche.

BSc Psychology program is an interesting, stimulating, contemporary and a frequently updated program that provides an excellent foundation in core and applied areas of psychology together with knowledge and skills essential for research.

Apart from the knowledge that you gather in the field of psychology, this program provides opportunity to develop range of cognitive, practical and transferable skills that could be utilized in almost any field that human interaction is required, making undergraduate degrees in psychology one of the most popular first degrees throughout the world.

This Bachelors degree can lead to prestigious, rewarded and satisfying careers within mental health such as clinical and counseling psychology, as well as other areas such Educational and Child Psychology, Occupational Psychology and Forensic Psychology.

Corporate sector is showing an increasing interest in recruiting psychology graduates to HRM, Marketing & Advertising, Consumer research, Training and development as applications of psychology are becoming popular in the business world.

Program Structure


RQF Level




Scheduled Intake

Delivery & Assessment

Mode of Assessment


Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Psychology

Level 6


Full time Weekday Cohorts: 3 Years*

Full time Weekend Cohorts: 3 Years*

Weekday Cohort: 3 days a week

Weekend Cohort: Saturday & Sunday

February & September

Module Based

Written Examinations + Coursework

On Campus 3 Years in Sri Lanka*
2 Years in Sri Lanka + 1 Year in UK*
1 Year in Sri Lanka + 2 Years in UK*

Module Structure

This Programme Specification covers the BSc (Hons) in Psychology Degree Program that is currently being delivered by CIRP, under autonomous franchise arrangement from the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Coventry University.

Compulsory Modules

Independent Research 1
Independent Research 2
Professional Skills for Psychology graduates

Elective Modules*

Forensic Psychology
Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Occupational Psychology
Educational and Child Psychology

*Out of the 4 elective Modules, Students have the option of selecting only 3 modules that they prefer

Entry Criteria

Traditional Entry Criteria

Minimum 2 passes at GCE/ Edexcel/ CIE A/L
+ Passed 5 subjects at O/L including Maths & English

Alternative Entry Criteria

Passed CIRP International Foundation
Or Passed a Foundation program from a recognized institute
Or Recognition of Prior learning that is acceptable to academic board

Language Proficiency

A very good command of English Language in reading, writing and speaking is required to successfully complete this program.

Students whose medium of primary and secondary education is not English, should either obtain an IELTS Score of 6.00 or any other proof of proficiency of English Language acceptable to the academic board

Admission Process

All candidates are selected through an interview


How often would I have to attend classes?

This program is designed to match the convininece of working individuals. Thus classes are held on Sundays usually from 8.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.

How is teaching done for this program?

Each module consists of between 12- 15 sessions of direct teaching that covers the learning objectives.

How are the students assessed?

Students are assessed through a combination of a module based assignments and a project.

How many modules are delivered in this program?

Six teaching modules are covered under this program.

What learning materials and resources do I have access to?

All your lecture slides could be downloaded from the Student portal and a range of e books, journals, articles and research papers are available through CIRP Online resources. You could also refer or borrow books from CIRP library, which is open from 8.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. on all 7 days.