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BSc (Hons) Psychology with Foundation Year

Course Overview

Our British Psychological Society accredited BSc (Hons) Psychology degree will introduce you to a wide range of contemporary research and support you in developing key knowledge, skills, and abilities that are essential in pursuing a career within psychology. Our course has been designed with your career in mind. With a huge choice of subjects, many of which are you won’t see at other leading universities, you can design your own course from the areas that interest you most; whether it’s sports and health, counselling, coaching we’ve got something for everyone.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

On the course you’ll study a variety of interesting and stimulating subject modules that have been designed to engage you in fascinating topics within psychology. We have so many options that you’ll have almost countless ways to build your degree so it’s truly personalised to your interests. Your studies will culminate with choosing an area of psychology on which to focus and produce your own research project at the end of your final year. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and ability to apply your knowledge of psychology to a range of exciting career paths and further learning opportunities.
Foundation Year
  • Using 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

Core modules

  • Introduction to studying Psychology (20 credits)
  • Social Psychology (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Developmental Psychology (20 credits)
  • Biological Psychology (20 credits)
  • Cognitive Psychology (20 credits)
Year 2
  • Core modules
  • Qualitative Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Quantitative Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Personality and Intelligence (20 credits)
  • Positive Psychology (20 credits)
  • Elective modules (select two)
  • Forensic Psychology (20 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits)
  • Occupational Psychology (20 credits)
  • Clinical and Health Psychology (20 credits)
  • Child Development and Educational Psychology (20 credits)
  • Coaching Psychology (20 credits)
Year 3
  • Core modules
  • Professional Development (20 credits)
  • Research Project (40 credits)
  • Elective modules (select three)
  • Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)
  • Counselling Psychology: Mental Health and Illness (20 credit)
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience (20 credits)
  • Political Psychology (20 credits)
  • Cyber Psychology (20 credits)
  • Gender and Sexuality (20 credits)

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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