Psychologists use scientific methods, such as observation, experiments and statistical analysis to explore all aspects of our behaviour to understand how and why we react in the ways that we do.
The degree programmes cover all elements of psychological study from early childhood,neuropsychology and forensic to counselling, psychotherapy and abnormal psychology.
They will provide you with a thorough grounding across a range of specialist areas and interests ensuring that our graduates are highly employable in a variety of sectors. Upon successful completion of the degree and provided that you graduate with a minimum of a second-class honours classification and pass your Year 3 dissertation research project, you will be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS). This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.
The department offers one of the most diverse psychology teaching curricula in the UK, covering the full spectrum including: cognitive psychology; critical, health and community psychology and both quantitative and qualitative methods. We have built a reputation for delivering challenging and rewarding programmes which have attracted many international students. Departmental staff include practising researchers, counsellors, forensic and community psychologists who all draw on their own expertise to inform their teaching and research.
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Grades BBC-BBB excluding General Studies. Acceptable alternatives e.g. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM) in Applied Science or Health Professions
They do not accept Extended Project or CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education & Care (Early Years Educator - VRQ)SPECIFIC GCSE REQUIREMENTS
GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or grade 4.
Equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 in Numeracy and Literacy and Key Skills) are NOT accepted for this course.NON TARIFFED QUALIFICATIONS
Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with at least 45 credits at Level 3 to include 15 at Distinction and 30 at Merit. Acceptable subjects are Psychology, Social Sciences, Biology/Human Sciences and Health Professions.
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