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BSc Psychology

RSIC is pleased to announce the three year undergraduate Programme of BSc Psychology honours degree from University of London under the academic guidance of King’s College London. The course is taught at RSIC’s Mumbai campus in Juhu.

  • RSIC is amongst the top International College in India.
  • Established in 2004, RSIC is a sister institution of Ecole Mondiale World School, one of the Top International Schools in Mumbai.
  • Recognized Teaching Centre of University of London
  • We also offer undergraduate degrees under the academic direction by - Royal Holloway College London and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Our students are prepared to be a part of the global marketplace. Our faculty moulds their capabilities and enables them to meet all the existing and emerging challenges.

King's College London is one of the top 35 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022) and among the oldest in England delivering exceptional education and world-leading research.

Fourteen people from King’s College London and its associated institutions have been awarded the Nobel Prize. Notable alumni include British sprinter and world- record holder Dina Asher-Smith, biophysicist Dr. Rosalind Franklin, famous for her work in X-ray spectroscopy, and acclaimed children’s writer Sir Michael Morpurgo.

The under graduation programme, BSc in Psychology provides students with a contemporary approach to the study of the human mind. Students will gain a thorough understanding of human behaviour and learn to apply psychological science to a variety of contemporary and social challenges. The programme lays emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistical analysis with content enriched by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN)*.

  • Quality of learning - The academic rigor and relevance of this programme is enhanced with expertise from the world-leading, globally 2nd ranked Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.
  • Stimulating content – Students will have access to a range of stimulating content and problem solving techniques that can be applied to real-life situations across areas such as healthcare and social care.
  • Employability and career progression - Studying psychology opens up opportunities to develop careers across a variety of sectors such as education, healthcare, social care, criminal and legal services.
  • Developed by experts in the field of psychology - Academic direction is provided by King’s College London, a prestigious institution known for its commitment to delivering research excellence. The Department of Psychology at King’s offers a contemporary and pioneering approach to the discipline.
  • A mark of excellence – Students receive an internationally recognised qualification from the University of London. The University of London has a track record of teaching, innovation and research dating back 160 years.

A trusted name in global education

The University of London is one of the world’s leading universities, internationally recognized for its high academic standards. This reputation is based on the outstanding teaching and research of its 17 member institutions. In 1858, UoL made its degrees available to study anywhere in the world. Today, the university has more than 48,000 students in over 190 countries, studying on 100- plus degrees, diplomas and certificates.

The BSc Psychology consists of:

1st Year

Eight 15-credit compulsory subjects

2nd Year

Eight 15-credit compulsory subjects

3rd Year

Six 15-credit compulsory subjects and One 30-credit Research Project

  • There are 2 assessment semesters in a year and examinations take place in March & September
  • The overall module mark is calculated by weighting the marks achieved for the two elements of assessment in a ratio of 30:70.
  • The final year Research project is assessed by an 8,000 words report of original research.
  • Coursework is to be submitted within the prescribed deadlines.

All essential resources, activities, discussions, and support are provided through the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). A student need not buy any text books. If required, the student can find additional resources at the RSIC library.

Eligibility Degree Route, Direct Entry (min. 3 years) Performance Based Admission (Similar to Cert HE)
Minimum age At least 17 years in the year of registration At least 18 years in the year of registration
Entrance requirement
UK system and English requirement

To be eligible for the Standard Route of the degree, you must have:

Passes in three GCE ‘A’ levels. One of these ‘A’ levels must be obtained in Mathematics, Psychology or Biology at grade A – D.

And GCSE Maths grade A – C

To be eligible for the Performance Based Entry to the degree, you must have:

Passed at least six separate subjects at GCSE or GCE O level. one of these GCSEs must be obtained in Mathematics, at grade A – C

*Post enrollment: To be admitted onto the full BSc programme, you must pass two required modules with an overall result of 40% or above, with at least 40% in each element of assessment.

IB Diploma and English requirement Successfully pass IB Diploma. One of the subjects to be Mathematics, Psychology or Biology. 6 subjects with 3 – 7 points in each. One of the subjects to be Mathematics, Psychology or Biology.
Indian System and English requirement

Year XII, All India Boards or Recognised State Boards – 4 acceptable subjects at 80%. One of the subjects to be Mathematics, Psychology or Biology.


An overall average of 70% from all subjects taken at year XII. One of the subjects to be Mathematics, Psychology or Biology. Applicants who have studied through the medium of English are exempt from a Test of Proficiency in English.

YEAR 1 First Session PL1005 Research design and statistics 1A
PL1020 Developmental psychology
PL1030 Biological psychology
PL1040 Research skills 1: qualitative skills
Second Session PL1010 Research design and statistics 1B
PL1015 Applications of psychology
PL1025 Learning personality and intelligence
PL1035 Social psychology
Year 2 First Session PL2010 Cognitive psychology
PL2015 Understanding individual differences
PL1015 Applications of psychology
PL2035 Philosophy of psychology
Second Session PL2005 Research skills 2: literature skills
PL2020 Research design and statistics 2B: Multivariate measures
PL2025 Health and addictive behaviours
PL2040 Clinical psychology
Year 3 First Session PL3005 Current issues in neuroscience
PL3025 Forensic psychology
PL3015 Mental health around the world
PL3030 Research project 1: foundation
Second Session PL3020 Occupational psychology
PL3010 Gender and mental health
PL3035 Research project 2: consolidation (30 CREDITS)

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