This course offers a broad psychology curriculum with an emphasis on human behaviour and real world applications of psychology.
The course integrates theoretical psychology, techniques of psychological investigation and major areas of applied psychology. In the first two years you will focus on theoretical aspects and develop expertise in a broad range of research methodologies. In your final year you will apply your knowledge and skills to conducting original research in your chosen field, and develop specialist knowledge by selecting options to fit your interests and career goals.
You will have the option to undertake a placement year which will enhance your employabilty.
This course provides an excellent springboard for careers in professional areas of psychology including occupational, educational and clinical psychology. It is also ideal for further study, careers in local and central government, social services, industry and commerce. Our graduates have proven success in finding clinical psychology placements.
BSc Psychology is accredited as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS) provided the minimum standard of a Second Class Honours is achieved. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.
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GCSE requirements: Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above. This should normally include mathematics at grade B/5 and above. However, grade C/4 in mathematics will be accepted if an A level in a science, business, IT or economics is held at A level. A Grade C/4 in mathematics may also be accepted if the applicant holds a GCSE in another science subject at Grade B/5.
All applicants receiving offers will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and Aston University.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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