- Hyd: 1 flwyddyn
- Dull astudio: Amser llawn
Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.
Pam astudio’r cwrs hwn
Bydd y rhaglen drosi hon yn eich galluogi i ddilyn gyrfa ym maes seicoleg ar ôl cyflawni gradd israddedig amherthnasol.
Achredir gan Gymdeithas Seicolegol Prydain (BPS)
Mae’r achrediad hwn yn dangos bod y rhaglen hon yn bodloni’r safonau ansawdd uchel ar gyfer addysg a amlinellir gan y Gymdeithas.
Lleoliad seicoleg proffesiynol
Mae’r rhaglen hon yn cynnwys lleoliad 12 wythnos sy’n eich galluogi i weithio gyda seicolegwyr proffesiynol mewn clinig, sefydliad neu labordy ymchwil.
Psychology is the systematic and scientific study of the most complex and fascinating of nature’s creations – the human mind. It explores some of humanity’s biggest questions and strives to understand behaviour and how the mind works.
On this one-year programme, you will be provided with all the necessary skills to become a psychologist. You will study psychology from a scientific standpoint, with an emphasis on its social, cognitive and biological aspects, whilst developing your quantitative and qualitative research skills. The programme is a conversion course so you will not need any prior knowledge of psychology to apply.
Teaching is research led, which means you will be taught by psychologists who have delivered significant advances in knowledge and improvements in quality of life across the world.
This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Successful completion provides eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society.
Rydym wedi ymrwymo i gyflwyno rhaglenni sy'n arloesol ac yn berthnasol, a chynnig y deilliannau dysgu a'r rhagolygon gyrfaol gorau i'n myfyrwyr. O gofio hyn, rydym yn adolygu rhai elfennau o'r rhaglen hon ar hyn o bryd. Felly, mae'r manylion yn rhai dangosol yn unig a gallent gael eu newid. Gallwch gyflwyno cais o hyd. Byddwn yn diweddaru'r dudalen hon ac yn cysylltu â'r holl ddeiliaid cynnig pan fydd yr adolygiad wedi'i gwblhau er mwyn cadarnhau unrhyw newidiadau.
Meini prawf derbyn
Cwrs trosi yw hwn. Mae cyrsiau trosi yn eich galluogi i astudio pwnc nad yw'n gysylltiedig â'ch gradd israddedig neu'ch gyrfa bresennol, a'ch cefnogi gyda newid gyrfa. Nid oes angen gwybodaeth na gradd flaenorol yn y pwnc.
Typically, you will need to have:
- a 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent), and
- Maths at a level equivalent to at least a grade C/4 at GCSE, demonstrable with formal qualifications or professional/degree experience.
Other essential requirements:
You will also need to provide a personal statement that is relevant to your application. Tell us why you wish to follow this programme, what benefits you expect to gain from it, and what skills and experience you possess that make you a suitable applicant. Please supply your statement as a PDF (500 words) and include the following questions as headings:
1. What has inspired you to pursue a course in Psychology?
2. Why would you like to do this at the Cardiff University?
3. Which aspect of our course interests you most, and why?
4. What are your career goals?
5. How will completion of this course help you to achieve your career goals?
English Language Requirements:
IELTS with an overall score of 7.0 with 6.5 in all subskills, or equivalent.
Places on this programme are limited due to the number of placements we are able to secure. If you are able to secure your own placement, please ensure you include details of this in your application. The Admissions Tutor will contact you to discuss this further to ensure the placement meets the learning outcomes of the programme. Any offer made would be conditional upon the placement contract between you and the provider.
Selection process and application deadline:
This programme has a limited number of places. If you submit a completed application by 31 January 2021 and meet the entry requirements, then you will be guaranteed consideration for the programme. If you submit an application after this deadline, and there are still places available on the programme, we’ll consider your application after 31 March 2021 in the order it was received.
Rhagor o wybodaeth am ofynion Iaith Saesneg.
Mae'n rhaid i ymgeiswyr sydd angen Fisa myfyriwr i astudio yn y DU gyflwyno cymhwyster iaith Saesneg derbyniol er mwyn bodloni gofynion UKVI (Fisâu a Mewnfudo y DU).
You are not required to complete a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check or provide a Certificate of Good Conduct to study this course.
If you are currently subject to any licence condition or monitoring restriction that could affect your ability to successfully complete your studies, you will be required to disclose your criminal record. Conditions include, but are not limited to:
- access to computers or devices that can store images
- use of internet and communication tools/devices
- freedom of movement
- contact with people related to Cardiff University.
Strwythur y cwrs
This is a one year full-time course that starts in the Autumn. You will take taught courses in the first two semesters. In the final semester (Summer) you will take a placement and complete a dissertation.
Mae'r modiwlau a ddangosir yn esiampl o'r cwricwlwm arferol. Byddant yn cael eu hadolygu cyn blwyddyn academaidd 2021/22. Bydd y modiwlau terfynol yn cael eu cyhoeddi erbyn mis Medi 2021.
In the first semester, you will discover the core academic components of Psychology, such as abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, and social psychology, and in the second semester, you will complete your basic training and conduct your own novel research project. In the summer months, you will undertake a 12-week professional placement in which you experience life as a professional psychologist and learn the associated skills.
Mae'r Brifysgol wedi ymrwymo i ddarparu amrywiaeth eang o opsiynau modiwl lle’n bosibl. Ond byddwch yn ymwybodol er y byddwn yn gwneud pob ymdrech i gynnig dewis, gall hyn gael ei gyfyngu mewn rhai amgylchiadau. Y rheswm am hyn yw'r ffaith mai dim ond nifer cyfyngedig o leoedd sydd ar gael ar rai modiwlau, a gaiff eu dyrannu ar sail y cyntaf i'r felin. Mae'n ofynnol i fodiwlau eraill sicrhau isafswm nifer o fyfyrwyr cyn gallu eu cynnal, er mwyn gwneud yn siŵr y gellir cyflwyno addysg o ansawdd priodol. Gall modiwlau gael eu cyfyngu oherwydd gwrthdaro yn yr amserlen hefyd, ac er bod y Brifysgol yn ymdrechu i amharu cyn lleied â phosibl ar eich dewis, byddai'n syniad da i chi ofyn am gyngor gan yr Ysgol berthnasol am y dewisiadau modiwl sydd ar gael.
Dysgu ac asesu
Sut y caf fy addysgu?
Our teaching is heavily informed by our leading research and combines academic rigour with practical relevance. Our internationally acclaimed faculty consists of academics who are at the forefront of knowledge within their field. They bring the lessons learnt from their most recent research into the classroom, giving you access to up to date real life examples and scenarios and critical psychological thinking.
Most modules involve a mixture of lectures, small group teaching (seminars and tutorials) and practicals. In a lecture, the lecturer will be giving an overview of a particular aspect of the module content (as well as opportunities for you to ask questions and be reflective). Lectures are recorded and are available sooner after delivery to help with clarity and understanding of the topic. In seminars and tutorials you will have an opportunity to discuss ideas, apply concepts and consolidate your understanding in the topic. In practicals, you will be able to apply the techniques and theory you have learnt about and get experience conducting experiments.
The placement module, taken during the summer, will involve learning by experience (“on the job” training). You will acquire skills and knowledge by working closely with a professional psychologist.
Sut y caf fy asesu?
Assessment methods vary from module to module but, across your degree scheme as a whole, you can expect a mixture of exams, coursework, essays, practical work, presentations, individual and group projects, and a reflective portfolio.
Sut y caf fy nghefnogi?
You will be allocated a personal tutor at the beginning of your studies. Normally, your personal tutor will teach on your own degree course and you will keep the same personal tutor throughout your course.
Your personal tutor will be able to give you advice on academic issues, including module choice and assessment. If you encounter any problems which affect your studies, your personal tutor should always be your first point of contact; she/he will be able to put you in touch with the wide range of expert student support services provided by the University and the Students' Union as appropriate. You are required to meet with your personal tutor at three points during each academic year but you are also encouraged to get in touch with them at any other point if you need help or advice.
For day-to-day information, the Professional Academic support staff of our Postgraduate Student Hub are available, in person, by telephone or by email, from 8am to 6pm each weekday during term time to answer your questions.
Pa sgiliau y byddaf yn eu hymarfer a’u datblygu?
This course will teach you a range of skills useful to a career in psychology. You will learn about the core areas of psychology, such as Clinical and Developmental Psychology, and also how to critically appraise psychological theories within those fields. You will also learn practical skills such as how to design an experiment, collect, analyse and interpret a range of complex behavioural data, and how to present and communicate your work. During your placement you will learn how to put that those skills into practice.
Myfyrwyr o'r DU
Myfyrwyr o'r UE, AEE a'r Swistir
Bydd gwladolion yr UE, yr AEE a'r Swistir sy'n dechrau yn 2020/21 yn talu'r un ffioedd dysgu â myfyrwyr y DU drwy gydol eu cwrs.
Os ydych chi'n wladolyn o'r UE/AEE neu'r Swistir, oni bai eich bod yn gymwys i gael statws ffioedd y DU, bydd ffioedd dysgu ar gyfer 2021/22 yn unol â'r ffioedd a godir ar fyfyrwyr rhyngwladol. Mae UKCISA wedi darparu gwybodaeth am Brexit a ffioedd dysgu.
Myfyrwyr o weddill y byd (rhyngwladol)
Rhagor o wybodaeth am ffioedd dysgu a blaendaliadau, gan gynnwys ar gyfer myfyrwyr rhan-amser a pharhaus.
Gallai cymorth ariannol fod ar gael ar gyfer unigolion sy'n bodloni rhai meini prawf. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth yn ein hadran arian. Dim ond hyn a hyn o gymorth ariannol y gall y ffynonellau hyn eu cynnig, felly ni allwn warantu y bydd pawb sy'n bodloni'r meini prawf yn cael arian.
There are no additional costs associated with the academic part of the course but if you choose to do a placement in a different town you may incur extra living or travel costs compared to if you stayed in Cardiff.
Rydym wedi ein lleoli yn un o ddinasoedd mwyaf fforddiadwy y DU. Rhagor o wybodaeth am gostau byw yng Nghaerdydd.
Gyrfaoedd a lleoliadau gwaith
A psychology degree can provide you with a variety of career options and psychologists are employed on an increasingly wide scale in a variety of sectors including mental health, human factors, business, and education.
Psychology graduates are favoured by employers because of their broad skillset. A psychology degree reflects a university education which not only develops analytical skills, critical thinking and literacy but also numeracy and quantitative skills.
You will complete a 12-week placement in Semester 3 (Summer) where you will have the opportunity to work with professional psychologists in a clinic, research lab or organisation. This will enable you to put the skills and knowledge you’ve developed in the first two semesters into practice in a professional setting.
The placements on this MSc will be similar to those experienced on the undergraduate programme. Some examples of placements that our undergraduate students have been on are:
- Research Assistant at Broadmoor Hospital;
- Independent Domestic Violence advisor (IDVA) at Cardiff Women’s Aid;
- Research Trainee at Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons;
- Research Intern within the media, communications and advertising department of Ipsos MORI, London (market research agency);
- Sales Associate at Lenovo;
- Research Assistant at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development) at Birkbeck College (University of London).