Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

European University Cyprus Online

Program Description

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

European University Cyprus Online

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

A BA in Psychology equips students with a thorough grounding in both theory and practice. The program focuses on understanding how people think, develop, and interact. Students learn how the brain works, how it changes with age, and how humans perceive and interpret behavior. The program also emphasizes the social aspects of psychology, as well as the qualitative and quantitative skills required for research and practice in the field.

Academic program

Degree Requirements

  • General Education Requirements (30 ECTS)
  • Core Courses (120 ECTS)
  • Major Electives (32 ECTS)
  • Free Electives (18 ECTS)

General Education Requirements

  • Communication for Psychology Students (6 ECTS)
  • Instruction in Expository Writing* (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Ethics (6 ECTS)
  • General Education Electives (12 ECTS)

Core Courses

  • Psychology I (6 ECTS)
  • Psychology II (6 ECTS)
  • Statistics in Psychological Science I (6 ECTS)
  • Statistics in Psychological Science II (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Developmental Psychology I (6 ECTS)
  • Developmental Psychology II (6 ECTS)
  • Experimental Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Theories of Personality (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Counselling Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Psychopathology I (6 ECTS)
  • Psychology of Learning (6 ECTS)
  • Cognitive Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Psychological Measurement (6 ECTS)
  • History and Systems of Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Research Methods in Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Practicum in Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Senior Project in Psychology I (6 ECTS)
  • Senior Project in Psychology II (6 ECTS)

Major Electives

  • Students select twelve (12) courses from the following list:
  • Fundamentals of Human Sexuality (6 ECTS)
  • Social Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • An Introduction to Group Dynamics (6 ECTS)
  • Psychology of Gender (6 ECTS)
  • Human Relations (6 ECTS)
  • Industrial/ Organizational Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • An Introduction to Biopsychology (6 ECTS)
  • Sport Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Health Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Cultural Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Psychology of Language (6 ECTS)
  • Educational Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Abnormal Child Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Sensation and Perception (6 ECTS)
  • Theories of Intelligence (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Special Topics in Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Psychology of Religion (6 ECTS)
  • Psychology of the Family (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Psychoanalysis (6 ECTS)
  • Psychopathology II (6 ECTS)
  • Psychotherapies (6 ECTS)
  • Techniques of Counselling (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Neuropsychology (6 ECTS)

Free Electives


The Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency of Greece (DOATAP–Hellenic NARIC) and the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU) of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus.

Learning outcomes

General Objectives

  • to develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively;
  • to develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral, and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to community and country;
  • to develop the students analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations;
  • to build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements;
  • to provide the student with the basic requirements for academic and/or career advancement.

Specific Objectives

  • to provide the students with a solid training in psychology and its methods.
  • to foster awareness of contemporary developments and issues in psychology.
  • to prepare students for careers in fields that utilize knowledge of psychology and its methods. Such fields might include: applied research, human resources and health services.
  • to provide graduates with a thorough academic basis for advancing to higher level education in psychology and related disciplines. Such preparation can lead to professions in a wide range of specialized fields, such as, within: mental health, applied research, education, and human resources management.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply a wide range of psychological concepts to understand behavior in various contexts.
  • confidently engage in conducting research, including the design and analysis of experiments, questionnaires and of qualitative research methods.
  • evaluate information in order to plan and implement investigative and research strategies.
  • work independently within a structured context.
  • work effectively in a team
  • Appreciate the importance of professional development.
  • take responsibility for her own learning and self-development demonstrate the ability to comprehend and synthesize creatively multiple perspectives

Career opportunities

Mental Health Services, Applied Research, Human Resources Management, Schools, Occupational Health

This school offers programs in:
  • Greek

Last updated February 1, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Online
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4 years
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5,940 EUR
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