• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

A well-respected and widely sought-after degree, studying Psychology equips you with skills in critical thinking and communication as well as scientific research methods, data analysis and data presentation skills. 

This broad range of transferable skills makes Psychology graduates an attractive prospect for graduate employers. 

A psychology degree 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 with Health and Wellbeing in Society (Hons) degree at De Montfort University  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 our 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
  • Health promotion and education

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
    • Duration description

      Not available for International. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • 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
  • Psychological and Sociological Theories of Health and Illness
  • Further Research Methods for Psychologists
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive 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.

General Requirements

GCSEs

  • Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English

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
Access course
  • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE with at least 30 Level 3 credits at Merit. English GCSE required as separate qualification. Equivalency not accepted within the Access qualification. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 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.

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