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Frederick University
Nicosia, Cyprus
 840 Points
4 Years

Program Description

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour. It underlies the importance in understanding human behaviour spanning from how we develop and interact with each other to all the biological processes that support these functions.

Psychology is an exciting and popular discipline that covers a wide spectrum of topics. It includes the study of the nervous system and of cognitive functions as well as the study of social factors that affect the behaviour of individuals and of groups. Moreover, it covers the study of child development; personality; capabilities and limitations; behavioural deviations and their clinical treatments.

By choosing to study for a BSc in Psychology at Frederick University, it is ensured that the student will be given the opportunity to meticulously study and, therefore, attain comprehensive understanding of the various psychological theories. Moreover, it is expected that the student will obtain specialised training in research methodology.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)

Information about admission:

  • Candidates for a bachelor degree program should submit a school leaving certificate from a recognized six-form secondary school (high school) with an average grade of 75% (Greek Cypriot secondary schools) or a grade “C” or its equivalent (other secondary schools), or equivalent qualification. Candidates who submit a six-form secondary school leaving certificate but do not meet the above grade requirements may be admitted on a probationary status, if they show potential for educational advancement. The probationary status will be removed, subject to a satisfactory academic performance. Candidates admitted on probationary status may also be asked to enroll in foundation courses in order to improve their skills and/or to take reduced load.
  • A recent certificate of good conduct issued by the police of the candidate's country of origin or residence, if necessary translated in Greek or English. The good conduct certificate should be original and issued less than 6 months prior to the beginning of the semester for which the student is applying. The names and titles of the persons issuing and certifying the document should be clearly stated therein.

More information:

  • There may be an additional application fee by this University.

Learning Outcomes

It is expected that with completion of their studies, graduates will:

  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge of the theory, the core concepts and methods of Psychology
  • Be capable to develop an appropriate and systematic way of approaching different issues and of effectively delivering the principles of Psychology where applicable
  • Be acquainted with relevant scientific sources and in keeping up to date with advances in their field
  • Participate in research activities while exhibiting their acquired skills in designing, processing and analyzing data
  • Develop critical and inquisitive thought, as well as creativity in their scientific approaches
  • Exhibit efficient communication skills
  • Develop and present scientific arguments within an academic dialog, referencing accepted academic positions
  • Seek appropriate evidence to support their scientific inferences and strictly maintain the bio-ethical framework of contact
  • Hold a clear and realistic view for their future scientific and professional development and show self awareness and empathy.


Year 1

Semester 1

Cognitive Psychology I

History and Systems of Psychology

Research Methods I

English I

Social Psychology

Lab Applied Experimental Psychology

Semester 2

Biological Psychology

Cognitive Psychology II

Developmental Psychology I

Professional Ethics

Statistics I

Academic Projects Lab

Year 2

Semester 3

Developmental Psychology II

Statistics II

English II

Personality and Individual Differences

Introduction to Psychopathology

Free Elective

Semester 4

Basic Principles of Psychometrics

Developmental Psychopathology

Cross Cultural Psychology

Personal Awareness Lab

Applications of Basic Psychometric Tools

Free Elective

Year 3

Semester 5

Processes in Psychotherapy I

School Psychology

Social-organizational Psychology

Research Methods II

Psychology Elective

Semester 6

Processes in Psychotherapy II

Health Psychology

English for Specific Purposes: Psychology

Counseling Psychology

Psychology Elective

Year 4

Semester 7

Psychology of Addiction

Forensic Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Positive Psychology

Psychology Elective

Semester 8


Psychological Resilience

Applied Psychology Laboratory

Psychology Elective


The BSc in Psychology provides all the necessary support in order for graduates to pursue a career in Psychology.

Graduates of the program have the required academic qualifications in order to be included in the official registry of psychologists according to the Cyprus Law.


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