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B.A Psychology
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Programme Overview

Psychology is a relatively new and evolving field in Jamaica. The need to understand and evaluate the psychological elements contributing to the rich complexity of the Jamaican people and their culture is without question. The B.A. Psychology programme provides students with a comprehensive understanding of key theories and practices in the field, an appreciation of its constantly evolving nature, and the critical application of various psychological perspectives to the Jamaican people and context. Psychology is a field that has great potential for offering solutions and developing leadership, and these are just two of the aims of the CLTD’s B.A. Psychology programme.

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Key Facts

4 year full time/Part time: – (120 credits minimum)

Core Courses

Old and New World Civilizations
History of Psychology
Human Development Strategies
Exploration of Jamaican Society
Contemporary Literature
Psychology of Personality
Experimental Psychology
Community Psychology
Sex Gender and Social Norms
Developmental Psychology
Brain Biology Behaviour
Psychology of Learning
Introduction to Social Psychology
Introduction to Psychotherapy
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
Caribbean Psychology

Entry Requirements

Persons with five (5) CSEC or GCE subjects, including English may gain entry to the full Associates degree.

Career Opportunities

Organisational Psychologist
School Psychologist
HR Specialist
Forensic Psychologist
Developmental Psychologist
Public Aairs Specialist
Sports Psychologist

Fees & Funding

$280,000 per year

Scholarships are available