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Applied Psychology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The  Applied Psychology (Hons) program in Glasgow Caledonian University offers a range of psychology modules covering the main areas of the discipline and a range of choice within other complementary disciplines.
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Overview

The  Applied Psychology (Hons) program in Glasgow Caledonian University  will allow students to learn about psychological theory and research and how this can be applied to the real world. The core psychology curriculum will be contextualised with real-world examples and a suite of applied psychology modules will introduce students to different professions in psychology. This will be beneficial to graduates in seeking employment or higher study after completion of the programme.

To become a Chartered Psychologist, graduates are required to carry out further study and practice in a particular area such as Clinical, Forensic, Health, Educational, Counselling and Sport & Exercise Psychology. The BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology programme offers specialism in four of these areas: Counselling, Forensic, Health and Sport and Exercise Psychology. Students can exit with a named award in one of these areas, providing specific modules have been taken.

There are opportunities to spend a trimester studying abroad and you have the additional option of studying a modern language, biology or social science subject during the programme.

Your career

Graduates can become chartered psychologists after further study and postgraduate training in clinical, educational, health, occupational, counselling, sport and exercise or forensic psychology, or undertake research and follow an academic career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Foundations in Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Applying Mental Health
  • Forensic and Counselling Psychology
  • Cognitive and Developmental Psychology
  • Applying Health and Sport and Exercise 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.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1
  • SQA Higher: AAABB plus Nat 5 English and Maths at C
  • A level: ABB plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1 H2 H2 H2 and English and Maths at a minimum of O2
  • IB Diploma: 28 points
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDM in relevant subject plus GCSE requirements
  • College: SWAP Access to Humanities/Science at ABB

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 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 provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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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