DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
SINGLE MAJOR

Pass at least 60 MCs of PL or PL-recognised modules, which include the following:

  • 1. PL1101E Introduction to Psychology
  • 2. PL2131 Research and Statistical Methods I
  • 3. PL2132 Research and Statistical Methods II
  • 4. PL3232 Biological Psychology
  • 5. PL3233 Cognitive Psychology
  • 6. PL3234 Developmental Psychology
  • 7. PL3235 Social Psychology
  • 8. PL3236 Abnormal Psychology
  • 9. PL3231 Independent Research Project
  • OR one of the PL328x lab modules
  • 10. a minimum of 24 MCs at level-2000 or higher
  • (excluding the modules above), with
  • i. a maximum of one other PL328X lab module.
  • 11. a maximum of 1 PL-recognised module.
Note:
  • Students are not allowed to read level-5000 PL modules.
  • The following are PL-recognised modules:
    PH2201 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
    PH2241 (former module code PH3212) Philosophy of Mind
    PH3201 Philosophy of Social Science
  • Students may use only one out of the above PL-recognised modules to fulfil a level-3000 PL module equivalent.
  • PH2201, PH2241 or PH3201 can be double-counted to fulfil requirements for students who are majoring in both Psychology and Philosophy, or who are doing a major-minor in Psychology and Philosophy.
  • Students from cohort 2009 and after who would like to major in Psychology at NUS have to meet the pre-requisites for Psychology and obtain a grade of B- or better for the PL1101E and a grade of B- or better for the PL2131 module.