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 suitability 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 2022-2023

Level 4 modules

  • PALS0008            Memory

Level 5, Level 6 or Level 7 modules

  • PALS0029            The Human Voice: Speech, Emotions, Identity
  • PALS0047            Programming in R Applications

Level 6 modules

  • PALS0044            Language and Communication in Dementia

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
  • PALS0020            Deafness, Cognition and Language
  • PALS0042            Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition

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

Level 6 modules

  • PALS0032             Deaf Culture and Identities

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.

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.