• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
One of our most popular online degrees, this BPS-accredited Psychology (Hons) course from University of Derby is an essential first step to becoming a qualified psychologist. It includes free BPS student membership, which gives you access to a valuable network, plus great resources and events.
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Overview

The Psychology (Hons) course from University of Derby is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and has been successfully running online for more than eight years. It is one of our most popular and established online degrees. Completing an accredited degree is an essential first step to becoming a qualified psychologist. But even if that isn’t your career goal, this is still a fascinating subject to study.

Careers

If you want to become a professional psychologist, you will need to undertake further postgraduate training and after completing this BSc, you’ll be able to do just that. You can choose to train in areas such as clinical psychology, occupational, forensic or educational psychology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      3-6 years of part time study.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Biological Psychology
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Psychology: Traditions and Skills
  • Research Methods and Analysis in Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Brain Behaviour and Human Development
  • Cognitive Processes and the Social World
  • Option A: Anomalistic Psychology and Parapsychology
  • Option A: Eating Behaviours
  • Option A: Gendered Lives
  • Option A: The Psychology of Health
  • Psychology in Practice (core module for GBC only)
  • Quantitative Research Methods and Individual Differences
  • The Individual in Psychology: Qualitative Understandings

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    51

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A levels (104 UCAS points - excluding General Studies) or equivalent qualifications, such as a BTEC National Diploma, Scottish Highers etc
  • GCSE Maths (minimum grade C)
  • GCSE English Language (minimum grade C)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15840 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15840 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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