IST College - BSc (Honours) Psychology

BSc (Honours) Psychology

Admission Requirements

  • High School Leaving Certificate (Apolytirion) or equivalent
  • A minimum of IELTS 5 in English or equivalent

Career Prospects

Careers open to you with a degree in Psychology include: Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Sports Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counselling Psychology, and Psychological Research.

Psychology graduates go into a range of careers on graduation. Many become professional psychologists having careers in Clinical, Educational or Occupational Psychology. Psychology graduates also pursue careers in research in universities, the public service and voluntary sector. Others use their Psychology degree as a graduate basis for careers in other areas such as Personnel, Marketing, Education and Computing.

Aims of the Programme

A degree in Psychology will provide you with a broad introduction to the discipline, followed by coverage of the core areas of study required for accreditation, as well as allow you to specialise in advanced areas in your final year of study. You will cover areas such as Social, Developmental, Biological and Cognitive Psychology, as well as Personality and Individual Differences and Research Methods and Statistics. You will actively engage in laboratory classes and group research exercises throughout the course, culminating in your final year research project. The aim is to instill in the students a curiosity and appreciation of the many different aspects of the discipline and provide them with the critical thinking and practical research skills to study the world from a psychological perspective.


Over <span>5,000</span> students chose IST, what about you?

Over 5,000 students chose IST, what about you?

IST created great future opportunities I never expected to achieve. For example, I applied for a Master's degree to five British universities (UCL, Bristol, Sheffield, Bath Spa, Bangor) and got accepted to all of them.

Slav Zhelev
BCs in Psychology Graduate

Over <span>5,000</span> students chose IST, what about you?

Over 5,000 students chose IST, what about you?

Structure of the Programme


Year 1

    Semester A'
  • Psychology and Everyday Life
  • Psychology Theory & Method I
  • Practical Psychology I
  • Introduction to New Media and Cultural Studies
  • The Psychology of Work
    Semester B'
  • Psychology and Social Issues
  • Psychology Theory and Method II
  • Practical Psychology II
  • Organizational Behaviour I
  • Psychometrics and Psychological Testing

Year 2

    Semester A'
  • Sociology of Media
  • Biological Basis of Behaviour
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Social Psychology I
  • Empirical Psychology I
    Semester B'
  • Cognition
  • Human Development and Life Span
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology II
  • Empirical Psychology II

Year 3

  • Cooperative Placement I
  • Cooperative Placement II

Year 4

    Semester A'
  • Final Year Project I
  • Applied Psychology
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Political Psychology
    Semester B'
  • Final Year Project II
  • Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
  • Health Psychology