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Psychology (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

A number of our staff have won prestigious awards for their teaching, and we believe strongly in maintaining close links between our research and teaching, which means that you will be taught by recognised international experts. We are committed to understanding the place of psychology in contemporary society, and the course content is constantly updated to provide a fresh perspective into the human mind.

The  Psychology (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster is designed to enhance your chances of successfully gaining employment once you graduate, and many of our past students have pursued careers in clinical, counselling, forensic or occupational psychology. Others have used their degree in related professions, including human resources, management, market research, public relations and social work.

The course is structured to provide a strong psychology base from the start of your studies. What you study has been designed to meet the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society, preparing you for postgraduate training on the path to becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

Career Path 

The Psychology BSc Honours course is accredited by the professional body that oversees psychology in the United Kingdom, British Psychological Society (BPS). Providing a student meets the minimum standard of a lower 2nd class honours level he or she is eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered (GBC) membership of the BPS. GBC is the first stage necessary for becoming a chartered practitioner in the areas of Clinical Psychology Counselling Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Educational Psychology, Health Psychology,

Occupational Psychology and Sport and Exercise Psychology. As well as pursuing careers as Chartered Psychologists our graduates go on to pursue academic research and to careers in teaching, health and social care, human resources, advertising, marketing and business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3 or 4 years
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychological Research Methods
  • Social Psychology
  • Brain, Mind and Behaviour
  • Data Analysis for Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Psychological Research at Westminster
  • Self and Society: Applications from Social and Developmental Psychology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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.

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Academic Requirements

UK

  • A Levels – BBC
  • International Baccalaureate – 30 points
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma / National Diploma – DMM / D*D*
  • Access to HE Diploma - Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 36 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction
  • GCSEs – minimum grade 4 in Maths and English (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017)

EU AND INTERNATIONAL

  • International Baccalaureate – 30 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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