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Psychology, B.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
The Psychology single honours degree programme is the most popular Psychology programme at Buckingham. It is designed so that students are first introduced to studying Psychology at degree level and the skills required to do so are fostered and developed.
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Overview

In the middle of the programme students cover the core theoretical areas of psychology: biological psychology; cognitive psychology; developmental psychology; individual differences; social psychology; research methods. Finally, towards the end of the programme students can take courses in the areas of practicing psychology:

  • Business psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Counselling psychology and psychotherapy
  • Educational psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Sports and exercise psychology

Accreditation

This programme is accredited as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS (British Psychological Society), provided the minimum standard of a Second Class Honours is achieved.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules available on this course:

  • Analysis and Design of Experiments
  • Biological Psychology
  • Business Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
  • Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Data Analysis for Psychologists
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Perception
  • Project
  • Research Methods for Psychologists
  • Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

All applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • 240 UCAS Points or Equivalent, and
  • Level of English required
English language requirements:
  • IELTS: Average of 6.0 (with 5.5 or above in each component)
  • TOEFL: (Internet-based) 79-80
  • TOEFL: (Paper-based) 550
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): C or higher
  • International GCSE English as a Second Language: C or higher on extended curriculum
  • London University GCE O level Syllabus B in English Language: C or higher
  • Oxford-ARELS Examination Higher Level: Credit or Distinction
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 50-57

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34803 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25200 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Buckingham

  • 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

We offer a reduction of £2,000 on your tuition fees if you achieve AAB  or above in your A levels (or equivalent) excluding General Studies. This scholarship is dependent on your making Buckingham your firm choice. It will be reviewed after your preliminary and subsequent examinations and will continue if your average mark is in the upper second or first class.

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