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Overview

The major purpose of the undergraduate program are to promote a multi-disciplinary path to improve in science which can carry the title of ‘Psychologist’ and which will follow the name of Psychologist, respect for human and ethical values, along with concentrating on research and informative contribution, capable of comprehending the parallel between Psychology and other sciences in scope and approaches, psychologists who can critically judge the seriousness of psychology, to characterize theoretical and practical knowledge of current psychology, to figure out new outcomes and make assumptions from them,  to interpret, synthesize and assimilate them and to correlate and critically evaluate the information.

Educational Opportunities

The Psychology undergraduate program from Cyprus West University  is arranged to maintain our learners with high levels of theoretical, empirical, and methodological knowledge in many areas of psychology, and provide them an opportunity to use this knowledge into their specialization fields. Students supplied with the advanced learning and skills may prefer to continue their academic studies to graduate levels or may decide to start a career.

Students assigned projects studies are carried out in the lab and are supervised by the department’s experienced academics. In addition to these students are welcomed and required to produce research projects that are found in their educational areas, supervised by academics in the department.

Career areas

Psychology graduates can be provided with work as psychologists in all fields that interact with people such as clinics, hospitals, educational institutions, and in administrative positions in housing and day-care centers or nursing homes. Graduates can become psychologists, researchers, guidance teachers, management psychologists, or work in forensic institutions, family courts, criminal courts, psycho-evaluation centers, corporations, and human resources departments. Also, they can seek out careers in public relations or management units, public organizations, advertising companies, copywriting departments and/or work as private consultants. Graduates who are curious about becoming researchers, teaching assistants, or working in academia can pursue their Master’s degree and/or Ph.D. Finally, they then can set up their own consulting and training companies or offer a variety of services to businesses such as personnel selection and training.

Accreditation

YÖK (The Council of Higher Education)

YÖDAK (Higher Education Inspection and Evaluation Board)

UK NARIC (The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
    • Turkish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues in Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Interview Techniques and Skills
  • Psychological Tests 
  • Psychotherapy Theories
  • Ethics in Psychology Research and Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    450

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Admission Criteria:

  • American College Testing: Minimum 21 points
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE): Having 2 A level or equivalent (4AS/8 IGCSE)
  • International Baccalaureate: Qualify for an IB diploma.
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): Minimum 900/1600

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1225 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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All undergraduate level students are granted with 65% tuition fee scholarship in all departments.

Living costs for Famagusta

  • 2299 - 3710 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

1- Since the beginning of this year, all the nations are dealing and fighting with Corona virus, so many businesses went down and so many families are struggling to pass this hard passage. Cyprus West University as always tries to stand just next to its beloved students and help them to follow up their dreams.

Cyprus West University by defining the CWU COVID-19 Scholarship, increased the international student’s scholarship from 60% to 75%.

2- Cyprus West University offers the Transfer Student Scholarship which will cover 75% of their tuition fees, to whom wants to continue his/her major in our university,  regardless which department they choose.

3- All undergraduate level students are granted with 65% tuition fee scholarship in all departments.

4- Financial Aid program designated for highly qualified undergraduate students with limited financial resources. After you have been admitted, you may apply for a financial grant if you meet the following requirements: have received an Acceptance Letter from the admission office and having limited financial resources.

If you are eligible for the financial aid program, the amount of the award will depend upon your financial need and your academic qualifications.  Grants are awarded regardless of race, color, gender, religion, or national origin.

5- It covers 70%, 80%, and 100% of the tuition. Scholarships of 70%, 80%, and 100% for exceptionally successful prospective students. You shall apply for the scholarship by contacting our Scholarship Committee (scholarship@cwu.edu.tr).

The applications are evaluated by the international student’s admission committee. Note: The academic scholarship covers (Fall & Spring semesters).

Duration of the scholarship: 4 years in the program of study, plus 1 year in the English Language Preparatory Program (if required).

6- Registered undergraduate students who have studied for at least two semesters and who have achieved at least 3.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and 3.50 Grade Point Average (GPA), receive a CWU academic achievement scholarship of 70% to 100% reduction in their tuition fees, depending on their academic status.

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