UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


BSc/MSci Psychology & Language Sciences modules available to other students

Students are welcome to register for the following modules from the BSc/MSci Psychology & Language Sciences degree programme. Subject to your suitbaility and available space, these are usually open to the following categories of student:

  • Affiliate students
  • UCL students looking for an elective module
  • University of London students looking for an intercollegiate module

Please note that these modules (and the timetables) are subject to change each year. If there are particular modules you wish to attend please contact the Programme Administrator to check availability.

It is your responsibility to make sure that you meet the pre-requisites, details of which are available by clicking on the relevant link below. It is also your responsibility to make sure that you do not register for a module for which teaching clashes with your obligatory modules.

All of these modules have a value of 15 credits, equivalent to 7.5 ECTS, and you can find further information on each module in our Module Database.

Timetables will be published when they are available, usually some time in August, and will be found on the Online Timetable web pages.

Term 1

Level 4 modules

  • PALS0008             Memory
  • PALS0010            Introduction to Research Methods

Level 5 modules

  • PALS0012             Speech Production and Perception
  • PALS0014             Research Design and Experimental Methods

Level 6 or Level 7 modules

  • PALS0016             Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition
  • PALS0017            Development of Speech Perception and Production
  • PALS0018             Web Programming for Research in Psychology and Language Science
  • PALS0021            Laboratory Methods in Phonetics and Speech Science
  • PALS0023            Psychology of Politics

Level 7 modules

  • PALS0038             Practical Research Skills

Term 2

Level 4 modules

  • PALS0007             Perception, Attention and Learning
  • PALS0009             Introduction to Speech Science
  • PALS0011             Neural Basis of Perception, Memory and Language

Level 6 modules

  • PALS0022            The Evolution of Vocal Communication
  • PALS0032             Introduction to Deafhood

Level 6 or Level 7 modules

  • PALS0015             Perspectives on Clinical Psychology
  • PALS0019            Brain Stimulation
  • PALS0003             Rehabilitation of Acquired Neurogenic Communication Difficulties
  • PALS0020             Deafness, Cognition and Language
  • PALS0004             Conversation Analysis

Level 7 modules

  • PALS0038             Practical Research Skills

More information

If you would like further detail about these modules, please go to the following Moodle course https://moodle-1819.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=9032&section=2, log in as a guest using the password psyguest and then look at the Programme Structure and Module Info tab. Contact us using the link below if you have any difficulties accessing these documents.

Places will be given according to availability on a first come, first served basis and also according to suitability for the module. (Some modules may not be advised for students without an appropriate scientific background, even if there are no formal prerequisites.)

If a course is full when you register for it, you will be informed via email that we were unable to give you a place.  It is not necessary for students to come to the department to sign up for these courses. 

It is your responsibility to make sure that you meet any pre-requisites and to discuss your suitability before registering if you have any doubts. It is also your responsibility to make sure that you do not register for a course for which teaching clashes with your obligatory course.

If you have any questions, please contact us and we will advise you accordingly.