• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Psychology is a popular subject because it has relevance to so many areas of everyday life.  As a student in the Psychology (Hons) programme at Solent University, you will explore how people act and interact, both as individuals and in groups, while analysing the thoughts and feelings that underlie specific behaviours.
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Overview

The curriculum will see you exploring key areas of psychological study including education; crime; sport and exercise; social behaviours; therapy and counselling. You’ll also carry out intensive study of scientific approaches to psychology. 

These topics, which include research methods, problem solving and manipulation of data, provide useful tools for careers in healthcare, law enforcement, finance, research and IT.

The Psychology (Hons) programme at Solent University emphasises the practical application of psychology, with real-world assessments integrated throughout. You’ll also have the option to undertake work-based learning as part of your studies. To reflect the wide range of careers that are open to graduates, the course can be tailored with optional units that suit your specific ambitions.

Career Opportunities

Solent psychology graduates can be found in a wide range of different roles and industries. Recent graduates have gone onto careers in mental health support, clinical psychology, therapeutic practice and children’s health.

Graduates who wish to go on to become chartered and registered psychologists would need to undertake postgraduate study in their chosen field.

BPS qualifications cover topics such as counselling psychology; forensic psychology; health psychology; occupational psychology and sport psychology. 

Accreditation

Accredited by British Psychology Society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Psychology
  • Psychology across the Lifespan
  • Methods and Analysis in Psychology
  • Psychology in the Real-World
  • Debates in Psychology
  • Applications of Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    56

    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

  • 96 - 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent
  • A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM or BTEC Diploma at D*D* or equivalent, which comply with the minimum entry requirement of 96 UCAS points.
  • Grade 4 in GCSE English and mathematics (previously grade C).

TOEFL IBT;

  • Approx. Cost £170
  • Undergraduate 80 (min. 19 in each component)

 Pearson Versant;

  • Approx. Cost £40-50
  • Undergraduate 56 (51 in each component)

   IELTS Indicator

  • Approx. Cost $145
  • Undergraduate 6.0 (5.5 in each component)

Duolingo

  •  Approx. Cost $49/£40
  • Undergraduate Overall 100

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 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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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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