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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Through studying Psychology and Sociology (Hons) at Bishop Grosseteste University you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the scientific nature of the subject and if it’s wider cultural and social impact. You will develop your understanding of psychology and its theories of the mind, emotions and behaviour and become familiar with how these theories are applied in our lives, communities and societies.

BGU’s Sociology programme provides a comprehensive and exciting introduction to the study of all aspects of the social world. 

The course takes you on a journey from the 19th-century foundations of the discipline through to the social, cultural and political changes that are reshaping our globalising world. Along the way, you’ll see how sociological thinking is crucial for people who want to understand the world around them, whether as students, tuition-fee payers, citizens, employees (or via any of their other social roles).

Career opportunities

Psychology graduates go on to work in a range of sectors including teaching, education or training, local government, health and social work and in areas of industry including human resources management. 

By the end of this course, you will be ready to apply your knowledge of psychology to the world in which you live, with the necessary workplace skills for a variety of future careers. Future careers for the BA in Psychology and Sociology (Hons) at Bishop Grosseteste University College graduates may include work within Clinical settings, Counselling, Mental Health Services, Education and Research.

The wide range of graduate-level employment-related opportunities and positions available to BGU Sociology graduates include Activism and campaigning, Advertising, Arts, Bankers (e.g. investment bankers, analysts), Charity administrators, Community and youth workers, Curators, Entrepreneurs, Filmmakers, Financial analysts, Journalists, Lawyers, Lecturers, Marketing, Police officers, Public relations (PR), Researchers, School and college teachers and Social workers.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What Is (The Point Of) Sociology?
  • Writing And Thinking Sociologically
  • Foundations Of Biological Psychology
  • Understanding Human Cognition And Development
  • Professional Contexts
  • Discourse And Identity: Local, National And Global Contexts
  • Advanced Social Thought
  • Measuring And Interpreting The World
  • Understanding Personality And Individual Differences
  • Historical Roots & Contemporary Branches Of Psychology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

  • You will normally need 96 -112 UCAS tariff points (from a maximum of four Advanced Level qualifications). 
  • We welcome a range of qualifications such as: A / AS Levels, BTEC, Access Courses, International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge Pre-U, Extended Project etc. 
  • You will also need GCSEs in English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11820 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 Lincoln

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • Tuition fee loans: Each academic year, eligible full-time students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan, available from the Student Loans Company, equivalent to the tuition fee for the course they are studying. 
  • Grants: Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for a financial grant to help you pay for your time at university. Parents’ Learning Allowance,Child Tax Credit from HM Revenue and Customs, Childcare Grant,Adult Dependants’ Grant.
  • BGU Bursary: The BGU Bursary is an additional source of funding available to full-time students.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.