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Psychology (Hons) 

University of Essex Online

B.Sc. Online
48 months
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About

For the curious and courageous, this online BSc Psychology (Hons) offered at University of Essex Online challenges your thinking and explores the way in which our minds function. It is one of the few 100% online programmes accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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Overview

On this Psychology (Hons) degree you’ll learn about the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of psychology as well as delving into several specialised areas. You also have optional modules to pick from, so you can tailor your own path and give yourself an insight into an area which you may want to pursue in the future.Throughout this degree, you’ll have the opportunity to explore a broad range of topics including:

  • the major developmental milestones from a variety of theoretical perspectives why people differ from one another
  • the principles of psycho and pharmacotherapeutic in the treatment of mental health
  • theories and methods in the field of social psychology
  • the role of memory as the mediator of cognitive processes

The course from University of Essex Online includes content relevant to meet the BPS’s requirements of the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership Curriculum (GBC). This is an important step towards becoming a Chartered Member of the Society. 

If you hope to continue to study psychology after your degree, it is recommended that you choose an accredited course so that you can leave your options open for your future career.

Your future

Provided you gain at least a Lower Second-Class (2:2) Honours degree overall, and pass your Final Psychology Project with a minimum mark of 40%, you will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). Following additional training at postgraduate level, you will be able to qualify as a Chartered Psychologist (C.Psychol). 

Following completion of this course your career options are wide-ranging. Within the psychology discipline you could specialise in clinical, educational, forensic, health or occupational psychology.  You could also pursue a career in related sectors such as counselling, civil service, research, healthcare, security, education and business.

Accreditation

British Psychological Society (BPS)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Personality and Intelligence 
  • The Psychology of Attitudes 
  • Mental Health, Stress and Well-being 
  • Biological Psychology 
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology 
  • Individual Differences, Emotions and Behaviour 
  • Reasoning and Decision-Making 
  • Quantitative Psychology 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three A-levels or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent

Work experience

  • Relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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