• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

A Psychology (Hons) degree from De Montfort University can open up diverse career options in areas such as research, healthcare, social work, marketing, the police services, teaching and human resources. 

On completion of the course you will also be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS); your first step to becoming a chartered psychologist.

This Psychology (Hons) degree gives you an understanding of theories and research regarding the scientific study of mind and behaviour. You will also receive research methods training and be supported to undertake your own original psychology research project in the final year of your studies.

Graduate Careers

Many of the students continue on to further postgraduate study within Psychology, along a number of accredited pathways.  For example, you may wish to continue your professional development with one of the postgraduate degrees delivered by the Psychology Division at DMU.

A degree in psychology is also well-respected in a range of other sectors and can open up a variety of career opportunities. Examples include careers in:

  • Police services
  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Human resources
  • Healthcare
  • Research
  • Advertising

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introductory Research Methods in Psychology
  • Core Areas of Psychology
  • Historical Perspectives in Psychology
  • Psychology in Context
  • Empirical Psychology
  • Further Research Methods for Psychologists
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

GCSEs

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and Maths
Plus one of the following:A levels
  • A minimum of 128 points from at least two A levels
BTEC
  • BTEC National Diploma - Distinction/Distinction/Merit
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - Distinction/Distinction/Merit
International Baccalaureate
  • 30+ points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Sports Scholarship

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