Psychology (Hons), B.Sc. | University of South Wales | Pontypridd, United Kingdom
36 months
14000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This BPS-accredited Psychology (Hons) degree from University of South Wales combines opportunities to study cutting edge research with access to excellent teaching and student support.

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On this Psychology (Hons) degree from University of South Wales , you’ll study the major approaches in psychology, including social, cognitive, biological, and developmental psychology, neuroscience and research methods. You’ll also develop practical psychology skills in our purpose-built laboratories.

A key element is the hands-on experience you’ll gain throughout your Psychology degree. You’ll be offered clinical experience on campus and have access to a range of exciting opportunities, including completion of specialist short courses, professional certificates and work placements – another great boost to your CV. 


Psychology at university will develop additional skills that employers value, such as problem solving, analytical skills, communication and presentations, report writing, numeracy and teamwork. These can be transferred to other careers, including human resource management, teaching, social work, business, journalism, marketing, and police work. Many graduates also progress to postgraduate study or specialist professional training in psychology.

A psychology university degree can take you into a range of interesting careers when you graduate. We will provide you with exciting opportunities that will enhance your skills, look great on your CV, and give you that vital edge when looking for a job.

Whether you’re interested in traditional psychology careers, working in the social and welfare profession or analysing human behaviours, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to help enhance your future career prospects and be well equipped to make an impression on a future employer. You could also progress to a psychology research degree such as a PhD or Masters by Research.


Our single Honours and major psychology degrees are fully accredited by the British Psychological Society for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and will enhance your CV.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigating Methods and Evidence in Psychology
  • Psychological Development in the Social World
  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Thinking Psychologically
  • Advanced Methods and Evidence in Psychology
  • Current Research in Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental and Social Perspectives on Identity
  • Finding Things Out: Approaches to Psychological Investigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Typical A-Level Offer

  • BCC - CDD to exclude General Studies (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical Welsh BACC Offer
  • Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level to exclude General Studies (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical BTEC Offer
  • BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical IB Offer
  • Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level
Typical Access to HE Offer
  • Pass the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Part-time UK:  £720 per 20 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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