Bachelor`s Degree in Psychology

Programme: Bachelor`s in Psychology

Duration: 4 years

Credits: 240

Mode of study: full-time

Language of instruction: English, Azeri or Russian

The Bachelor`s Degree in Psychology is a full-time multidisciplinary Programme that introduces students to sciences of mental life and behaviour. Students will be able to get solid knowledge of the discipline and develop clear thinking and effective communication skills.

The Programme will develop the core areas of Psychology that include classic and recent theories and methods of Psychology. Students will better understand the relationship between theories, concepts and problem-oriented strategies, will learn to apply their knowledge in practice, and will get vocational skills they can apply in their career. A specific focus will be given to such fields of current interest as social psychology, legal psychology, family psychology, psychology of unlawful behaviour of teenagers, psychological correction and psychotherapy.

Students must undergo a pre-graduation internship and defend a graduation thesis in order to receive a degree.

Upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates can pursue their career in psychological counselling centres, training centres, hospitals, international companies, advertising agencies, schools and nurseries

Programme Structure:

Humanities and social courses:

- History of Azerbaijan;

- First Foreign Language;

- Second Foreign Language;

- Azerbaijani Language and Speech Culture;

- Economics;

- Modern Nature Studies` Concepts;

- Constitution of Azerbaijan and Fundamentals of Law;

- Cultural Studies;

Core courses:

- İnformatics;

- Logic;

- Anatomy and Physiology of Central Nervous System;

- Physiology of Higher Nervous Activity and Sensor Systems Philosophy;

- Sociology;

- Political Science;

- Pedagogy;

- Ecology;

- Mathematical Methods in Psychology;

- General Psychological Practicum;

- General Psychology (Introduction to Psychology);

- General Psychology (Sensation and Perception);

- General Psychology (Attention and Memory);

- General Psychology (Thinking and Language);

- General Psychology (Emotions and Motivation);

- General Psychology (Individual and Personality);

- Experimental Psychology;

- History of Psychology;

- Psychophysiology;

- Clinical Psychology;

- Pedagogical Psychology;

- Developmental Psychology;

- Social Psychology;

- Legal Psychology;

- Civil Defence;

Selective Courses:

- Psychology of Religion;

- Methodological Problems of Psychology;

- Business English;

- Special Psychology;

- Psychology of Azerbaijan in the 20th Century;

- Psychology of Communication;

- Formation and Diagnostics of Educational Motivation;

- Psychology of Interpersonal Conflicts;

- Psychology of Unlawful Behaviour of Teenagers;

- Psychology of Creativity;

- Political Psychology;

- Psychology of Labour;

- Programme and Concept of Cognitive Processes Development in Education;

- Family Psychology;

- Comparative Psychology and Zoo Psychology;

- Personality and Culture;

- Psychogenetics;

- Mental Health;

- Clerical Work and Writing Technique;

- Psycholinguistics;

- Psychological Theory of Intelligence;

- Psychodiagnostics;

- Antropology;

- Ethno-Psychology;

- Pathopsychology;

- Marketing Psychology;

- Practicum on Speciality;

- Mathematical Logic;

- Fundamentals of Psychocounselling, Psychocorrection and Psychotherapy;

- Gender Psychology;