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Psychology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
This Psychology (Hons) course offered at the Aston University offers a broad psychology curriculum with an emphasis on human behaviour and real world applications of psychology. You will have the option to undertake a placement abroad or in the UK year which will enhance your employability.
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Overview

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 conduct original research in your chosen field, and develop specialist knowledge by selecting options to fit your interests and career goals.

Your future career prospects

This Psychology (Hons) course offered at the Aston University 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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 or 3 Years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Key Skills in Psychology
  • Biological & Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental & Social Psychology
  • Foundations of Contemporary Psychology
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • Psychological Interventions
  • Myth-busting in Psychology
  • Social Responsibility in Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    93

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General Requirements

  • ABB-BBB from three A level subjects
  • BTEC
  • Are welcome with the relevant A level subjects, see below for details
  • International baccalaureate diploma
  • 32 – 31 Overall (HL 5, 5, 5)
  • GCSEs
  • Five GCSEs all at grade C/4 and must include Mathematics and English Language

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • £1,250 during placement year for UK/EU students
  • £2,500 during placement year for international students

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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