Awards available for students enrolled on a Psychology course Awards available for students enrolled on a Psychology course

Best Final Year Laboratory Based Project

Best Final Year Laboratory based project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project involving laboratory work.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded Best Final Year Laboratory based project.
  2. Best Final Year Laboratory based project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project involving laboratory work.
  3. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the BSc in Psychology.
  4. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded.
  5. If two or more eligible students gain equal highest score in the project module the prize will be awarded to the candidate who has worked most independently, produced the most sophisticated analysis and worked with the most academic rigour as identified by a working group of the module coordinator, the programme director, the director of learning and teaching and the Head of School.

2015/16 Winner - Alice Church

£25 Voucher plus Letter


Best Final Year Qualitative Project

Best Final Year Qualitative project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project involving qualitative analysis.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded Best Final Year Qualitative project.
  2. Best Final Year Qualitative project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project involving qualitative analysis.
  3. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the BSc in Psychology.
  4. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded.
  5. If two or more eligible students gain equal highest score in the project module the prize will be awarded to the candidate who has worked most independently, produced the most sophisticated analysis and worked with the most academic rigour as identified by a working group of the module coordinator, the programme director, the director of learning and teaching and the Head of School.

2015/16 Winner - Jessica Johnson

£25 Voucher plus Letter


Best Final Year Quantitative Project

Best Final Year Quantitative project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project involving statistical analysis.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded Best Final Year Quantitative project.
  2. Best Final Year Quantitative project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project involving statistical analysis.
  3. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the BSc in Psychology.
  4. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded.
  5. If two or more eligible students gain equal highest score in the project module the prize will be awarded to the candidate who has worked most independently, produced the most sophisticated analysis and worked with the most academic rigour as identified by a working group of the module coordinator, the programme director, the director of learning and teaching and the Head of School.

2015/16 Winner - Oliver Farrar

£25 Voucher plus Letter


British Psychological Society UG Award for Outstanding Degree Performance

An annual prize is awarded to the final year Psychology student who achieves the highest aggregate mark in the 2nd and 3rd years of their degree.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually under the auspices of the British Psychological Society (BPS), the prize to be known as the British Psychological Society Prize.
  2. The British Psychological Society Prize shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Social Work and Psychology completing an Honours degree in Psychology attaining the highest aggregate in the 2nd and 3rd years of their degree programme.
  3. The value of the prize shall be determined by the BPS, currently comprising a certificate, a copy of the Society's Book of the year and one year's free graduate membership of the Society.
  4. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the BSc in Psychology programme.
  5. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded. If two or more eligible students gain equal highest overall score in their programme, the prize will be awarded to the candidate who has attained the greater number of credits with first class marks, with particular weight being given to the 3rd year research project module.

2015/16 Winner - Oliver Farrar

BPS Membership Award plus Letter


School of Psychology Award for Best Final Year Project

The School of Psychology Award for Best Final Year project shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project, selected from those students awarded the best laboratory, best qualitative or best quantitative project prizes.

Rules

  1. A prize will be awarded annually, the prize to be known as the School of Psychology Award for Best Final Year project.
  2. It shall be awarded to the final year candidate in the School of Psychology attaining the highest mark in the final year independent empirical project, selected from those students awarded the best laboratory, best qualitative or best quantitative project prizes.
  3. The value of the prize shall be determined by the School of Psychology, currently comprising a certificate, and a voucher for the purchase of books.
  4. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the BSc in Psychology.
  5. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded.
  6. If two or more eligible students gain equal highest score in the project module the prize will be awarded to the candidate who has worked most independently, produced the most sophisticated analysis and worked with the most academic rigour as identified by a working group of the module coordinator, the programme director, the director of learning and teaching and the Head of School.

2015/16 Winner - Oliver Farrar

£25 Voucher plus Letter


School of Psychology Award for Third Year Performance

An annual prize shall be awarded in the School of Psychology to a student who significantly improves their academic performance from their second year to their third year results.

Rules

  1. A prize shall be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for a student, who significantly improves their academic performance from their second year to their third year results.
  2. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners for the BSc in Psychology.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded.
  4. If two or more eligible students demonstrate equal improvement the prize will be awarded to the candidate who the prize will be awarded to the candidate who has attained the greater number of credits with the highest classification, with particular weight being given to the 3rd year research project module.

2015/16 Winner - Jolanta Pimpicka

£25 Voucher plus Letter


Prize for Outstanding Performance in the Year 1 Assessment

This annual prize is awarded for outstanding performance in the Year 1 Assessment.

Rules

  1. A prize shall be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for outstanding performance in the Year 1 Assessment.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded.
Winners 2015/16 - Frankie Needham-Steddy, Joanne Bridgland, Troy Saunders, Shauna Thiart, Naomi Ayrton

£25 Voucher plus Letter


Prize for Outstanding Performance in the Year 2 Assessment

This annual prize is awarded for outstanding performance in the Year 2 Assessment.

Rules

  1. A prize shall be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for outstanding performance in the Year 2 Assessment.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded.

2015/16 Winner - Emily Frost

£25 Voucher plus Letter


Prize for Outstanding Performance in the Final Year Assessment

This annual prize is awarded for outstanding performance in the Final Year Assessment.

Rules

  1. A prize shall be awarded annually at the discretion of the Board of Examiners for outstanding performance in the Final Year Assessment.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, no prize shall be awarded.

2015/16 Winners - Oliver Farrar, Matthew Faires, Cobi Button

£25 Voucher plus Letter


Prize for Outstanding Contribution to the School of Psychology

An annual prize is awarded for outstanding contribution to the School of Psychology.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded Prize for Outstanding Contribution to the School of Psychology.
  2. If in any year no candidate is judged suitable the prize shall not be awarded.
  3. It shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Head of School.
  4. The award is made to the student who throughout their studies makes a significant and noticeable constructive impact on the School community through for example, representing the student voice, involvement in School committees, extracurricular activities within the School or representing the School within the wider community.

Winners 2015/16 - Amber Watson, Oliver Alfridijanta

BPS Graduate Membership plus Letter