Psychology Year Abroad - PSYC6065

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Combined Autumn Spring Summer 6 120 (60) Arnaud Wisman checkmark-circle


This year will be spent in university study at one of the School's exchange partners. The curriculum will vary according to the partner institutions. See the 'Go Abroad' webpage for a full list of exchange partners.


Contact hours

Private Study: varies
Contact Hours: varies
Total: 1200


Compulsory to the following courses:
• Psychology with a Year Abroad

All students regardless of their destination need to achieve at least 60% course average in each of stages 1 and 2 to stay on the Year Abroad course. Thus, students who achieve lower than 60% per stage are not eligible for this module.

Not available as an elective module. Not available to short-term credit students.

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods

Reassessment methods
Pass/Fail. Students must have successfully undertaken the year abroad having passed between one and two thirds of their credits abroad to be eligible for the reassessment.

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Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

1 Study Psychology in a different higher education environment
2 Enhance their understanding of Psychology within an international context
3 Study Psychology in a different language (only formally relevant to those students studying at a foreign language taught institution)
4 Enhance their command of the target language in a native-speaker setting (only formally relevant to those students studying at a foreign language taught institution).


  1. Credit level 6. Higher level module usually taken in Stage 3 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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