48 months
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16000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Studying Psychology involves exploring why humans feel, think and act in the ways that they do. In the Psychology with Placement Year (Hons) programme at Keele University you will learn about what the latest psychology research, including studies published by our own friendly and approachable staff, tells us about human behaviour. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

On this course you will follow the Single Honours Psychology course structure, however you will take a year out to work within a psychology setting between level 5 and 6. This could be adult mental health, learning difficulties or a research environment, allowing you to apply your psychological knowledge and skills in a practical setting relevant to developing a professional psychology career. 

During the Psychology with Placement Year (Hons) programme at Keele University  you will be fully immersed in the subject with abundant choice across 30 compulsory and elective modules in psychology. You will share the excitement of discovering new psychological knowledge working alongside our enthusiastic and supportive academic staff. You will also benefit from the psychology-specific learning support on offer from our team of Teaching Fellows. You will graduate ready to use your psychology skills and knowledge to make a real difference.

Careers

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE)

The placement year will enable you to develop your CV writing and interview skills and work as a trainee psychologist gaining “on the job” experience away from university. These experiences will greatly enhance your employability prospects along with the course being accredited by the British Psychological Society. You could take up any number of interesting careers in psychology such as working as a neuropsychologist, forensic, educational or sports psychologist.

Recent employers

  • Aiming High
  • Brighter Futures
  • NHS
  • Civil Service
  • HMP
  • Mercedes Benz
  • NSPCC
  • Nuffield Health
  • RSPCA
  • Local Government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding self and others better: an introduction to counselling theories
  • Distress and Mental Health
  • Natural, unnatural, supernatural: the psychology of unusual phenomena 
  • Applied Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
50
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
50
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

A LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level requirement ABB
GCSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Maths at C (or 4) 
  • English at C (or 4)
BTEC
  • BTEC requirements DDM
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • 34 points 
ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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.

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