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, unless otherwise stated, and you can find further information on each module in the Module Catalogue.

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

Any PALS modules not listed below are either not available at undergradate level, or else are not open to students from other programmes.

Term 1, Academic Year 2020-2021

Level 4 modules

Level 5 modules

  • PALS0012            Speech Production and Perception

Level 6 or Level 7 modules

  • PALS0004            Conversation Analysis
  • PALS0015            Perspectives on Clinical Psychology
  • 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
  • PALS0020            Deafness, Cognition and Language
  • PALS0022            The Evolution of Vocal Communication

Term 2

Level 4 modules

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

Level 5 modules

  • PALS0040             Language and Communication (new module - details TBC)

Level 6 modules

  • PALS0032             Deaf Culture and Identities
  • PALS0044              Language and Communication in Dementia (new module - details TBC)

Level 6 or Level 7 modules

  • PALS0003             Rehabilitation of Acquired Neurogenic Communication Difficulties
  • PALS0019             Brain Stimulation
  • PALS0039             Introduction to Deep Learning for Speech and Language Processing

More information

If you would like further detail about these modules, please go to the Module Catalogue in the first instance.

There is also some further information on the following Moodle course https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=9032&section=2. You should 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.