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Master of Arts (Honours) Film Studies and Psychology (with British Psychological Society recognition)


MA Psychology (with BPS recognition) joint element: First year
Code Module name Credits
PS1001 Psychology 1 20 AND
PS1002 Psychology 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

MA Film Studies joint element (Psychology with BPS recognition): First year
Code Module name Credits
FM1001 Key Concepts in Film Studies 20 AND
FM1002 Film History and Historiography 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA Psychology (with BPS recognition) joint element: Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ PS2001 Psychology 1 30 AND
^ PS2002 Psychology 2 30 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options AND

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
MA Film Studies joint element (Psychology with BPS recognition): Second year
Code Module name Credits
^ FM2001 Modern World Cinemas 20 AND
^ FM2002 Film Culture, Theory, Entertainment 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


MA Psychology (with BPS recognition) joint element: Third year
Code Module name Credits
PS3021 Research Design and Analysis 1 15 AND
PS3022 Research Design and Analysis 2 15 AND
PS4040 Psychology Review 10 AND
View list At least 20 credits from Module List: PS3031 - PS3034, (PS3035 or PS3036), (PS3037 or PS3038)
PS3031 Conceptual Issues and Theoretical Perspectives 10
PS3032 Assessment in Clinical Psychology 10
PS3033 Developmental Psychology 10
PS3034 Social Psychology 10
PS3035 Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience 10
PS3036 Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology 10
PS3037 Perception 10
PS3038 Cognition 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

PS3035 cannot be taken with PS3036
PS3037 cannot be taken with PS3038

MA Film Studies joint element (Psychology with BPS recognition): Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 30 and 60 credits from Module List: FM4100 - FM4899
FM4102 Cinema and Politics 30
FM4104 Film and History 30
FM4106 War and Cinema 30
FM4107 Cinema and Nation 30
FM4108 Cinema and Media in the Digital Age 30
FM4109 Film and the Archive 30
FM4110 Images and Impact: The Uses of Film 30
FM4111 The European Crime Film 30
FM4112 Images of the Past 30
FM4113 Ecocinema: The Nature of Film 30
FM4114 Film Genres 30
FM4115 Sensory Cinema 30
FM4116 Stars 30
FM4117 Modernity and the Moving Image 30
FM4118 Film and Fashion 30
FM4120 Silent Cinema 30
FM4202 The Cinema in Eastern Europe 30
FM4204 Asian Cinemas 30
FM4206 Cinemas of India 30
FM4207 British Cinemas: Conventions, Subversions, and Outsiders 30
FM4208 City in Asian Cinema 30
FM4303 Documentary Cinema 30
FM4304 Film and Sexual Identities 30
FM4306 Feminist Film Studies 30
FM4308 Film Sound 30
FM4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
FM4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Select Film Studies credits to a total of 90 across Third and Fourth Year.

MA Psychology (with BPS recognition) joint element: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 0 and 40 credits from Module List: PS3031 - PS3034 AND
PS3031 Conceptual Issues and Theoretical Perspectives 10
PS3032 Assessment in Clinical Psychology 10
PS3033 Developmental Psychology 10
PS3034 Social Psychology 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 20 credits from Module List: (PS3035 or PS3036), (PS3037 or PS3038) AND
PS3035 Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience 10
PS3036 Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology 10
PS3037 Perception 10
PS3038 Cognition 10
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( PS4050 Psychology Project (30) 30 OR
PS4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30 ) AND
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: PS3000 - PS4195
PS3007 Perception, Cognition and Action 15
PS3008 Brain and Behaviour 1 15
PS3009 Brain and Behaviour 2 15
PS3010 Social, Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology 1 15
PS3011 Social, Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology 2 15
PS3012 Conceptual Issues and Individual Differences in Psychology 15
PS3021 Research Design and Analysis 1 15
PS3022 Research Design and Analysis 2 15
PS3031 Conceptual Issues and Theoretical Perspectives 10
PS3032 Assessment in Clinical Psychology 10
PS3033 Developmental Psychology 10
PS3034 Social Psychology 10
PS3035 Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience 10
PS3036 Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology 10
PS3037 Perception 10
PS3038 Cognition 10
PS3901 Neuropsychology 30
PS3902 Theoretical Perspectives in Psychology 30
PS3990 Social and Evolutionary Psychology 15
PS3993 Social and Evolutionary Psychology (97) 15
PS3994 Perceptual Processes (1998) 15
PS4040 Psychology Review 10
PS4050 Psychology Project (30) 30
PS4060 Review Essay 15
PS4064 Working Memory 15
PS4065 Vision: from Neurons to Awareness 15
PS4066 Neural Modelling 15
PS4069 Group Behaviour 15
PS4071 Behavioural Neuroscience 15
PS4074 Cognitive Psychology and the Emotional Disorders 15
PS4075 Animal Communication and Language 15
PS4079 Sex Differences and Gender Development 15
PS4080 Social Memory 15
PS4081 Formation and Reduction of Prejudice and Stereotyping 15
PS4083 Psychology of Music 15
PS4084 Psychology of Art: Aesthetics and individual differences in visual function 15
PS4085 Evolution and Development of Social and Technical Intelligence 15
PS4086 Origins and Evolution of Mind Reading (Theory of Mind) 15
PS4088 Emotion 15
PS4089 Neural Basis of Episodic Memory 15
PS4090 Face Perception and Human Attraction 15
PS4091 Computer-aided Research 15
PS4092 The Evolutionary Psychology of Religion and Belief 15
PS4093 The Psychology of Dementia 15
PS4094 Communicating Psychology and Neuroscience 15
PS4095 Psychopathology 15
PS4096 Mechanisms of Behaviour: Integrating Psychological and Neuroscience Perspectives 15
PS4097 Research Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience 15
PS4100 The Psychology of Terrorism 15
PS4101 Selves and Identities 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

PS3031 - PS3034 - Select all modules not taken in Year 3.
(PS3035 or PS3036) and (PS3037 or PS3038) - Select to make a total of 20 credits from these modules over Year 3 and 4.

MA Film Studies joint element (Psychology with BPS recognition): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list Between 30 and 60 credits from Module List: FM4100 - FM4899
FM4102 Cinema and Politics 30
FM4104 Film and History 30
FM4106 War and Cinema 30
FM4107 Cinema and Nation 30
FM4108 Cinema and Media in the Digital Age 30
FM4109 Film and the Archive 30
FM4110 Images and Impact: The Uses of Film 30
FM4111 The European Crime Film 30
FM4112 Images of the Past 30
FM4113 Ecocinema: The Nature of Film 30
FM4114 Film Genres 30
FM4115 Sensory Cinema 30
FM4116 Stars 30
FM4117 Modernity and the Moving Image 30
FM4118 Film and Fashion 30
FM4120 Silent Cinema 30
FM4202 The Cinema in Eastern Europe 30
FM4204 Asian Cinemas 30
FM4206 Cinemas of India 30
FM4207 British Cinemas: Conventions, Subversions, and Outsiders 30
FM4208 City in Asian Cinema 30
FM4303 Documentary Cinema 30
FM4304 Film and Sexual Identities 30
FM4306 Feminist Film Studies 30
FM4308 Film Sound 30
FM4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
FM4796 Joint Project (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Select further Film Studies credits to a total of 90 across Third and Fourth Year.

With the permission of the Director of Teaching of Film Studies and the relevant Head of School, students may substitute 30 credits from another subject for 30 4000-level Film Studies credits.


British Psychological Society (BPS) accreditation

Passes in PS3021, PS3022, PS3031, PS3032, PS3033, PS3034, (PS3035 or PS3036 or PN3313), (PS3037 or PS3038), PS4040 and (PS4050 or PS4299 or PN4299) are required for recognition by the British Psychological Society. Due to current to timetable clashes, this may not be possible for degrees in combination with Theological Studies, Economics, History, International Relations, Management, or Social Anthropology. This recognition is required for those who wish to gain employment as professional psychologists.

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).