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BA (Hons) Psychology and Sociology with Foundation Year

Course Overview

we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to go to university, regardless of background or qualifications. That’s why we’ve introduced the foundation year to this course, giving you time to master the fundamental study skills needed to achieve a degree. The modules studied on our psychology and sociology with foundation year degree cover a variety of topics, from human behaviour to broader societal issues like poverty, inequality, and social injustice. And what’s more, you don’t need to have a fixed career path in mind to enrol on this course. All that our psychology and sociology courses require from you is the desire to learn and the motivation to give it your all.


On our psychology and sociology degree with foundation with year, you’ll acquire a range of skillsets designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to achieve your academic goals. Whether your interests lie in cognitive psychology, crime, or law, you’ll graduate as a forward-thinking professional ready to embark upon a successful career in whichever field of psychology or sociology best fits you.
Foundation Year
  • Numeracy, IT and Data
  • Research Skills and Using Information
  • Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Crime and Law in Context
  • Psychology of Everyday Life
Year 1
  • Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Medicalisation of the Self
  • Key Studies in Psychology
Year 2
  • Research and Ethics in Action
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormality and the Deviant Other
  • Cyber Communities and Social Networks
  • Protests, Mass Movements and Rebellion
Year 3
  • Contemporary Developmental Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Consumer Society and the Commodification of Beings
  • Insecurity and Precariousness in the Globalised World
  • Research Planning and Project

Entry Requirements

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted. Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

Funding Options

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Refer a Friend Scheme

When you help a friend enroll on a degree course with  our Refer a Friend scheme, you will receive a £200 referral fee per successfully enrolled referral.