• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

The Psychology (Hons) at City, University of London is an excellent introduction to many careers. Graduates have found that the keys skills learnt have found them roles in schools, charities, the NHS and the Crown Prosecution Service.

The degree is accredited by the BPS and comprises the first stage of qualifying as a Chartered Psychologist. It also provides the necessary first degree qualification for further education on BPS-accredited Masters and Doctoral level courses.

Objectives

The BSc (Hons) Psychology at City encourages analytical and critical thinking while developing an understanding of the complex interactions between the human mind, brain, behaviour and experience.

You will be taught by internationally recognised research-active academics, who will provide a rich curriculum and give you a wide range of experiences and insights across the full range of topics in psychology. 

The staff will dedicate their time to your development in academic and professional skills and a personal tutor will mentor and support you in achieving your aspirations for the future. The degree will therefore serve as an ideal stepping stone towards your future, whether it be in further education or a professional career.

Career prospects

A Psychology degree is widely recognised as an excellent introduction to many careers, and we work closely with City's Careers Service to give you the best possible career start.85 per cent of our Psychology BSc graduates were in employment or further study six months after graduation (Unistats 2014) working in schools, charities, the NHS and the Crown Prosecution Service. This BSc comprises the first stage of becoming a Chartered Psychologist.A significant proportion of our graduates follow further training in professional Psychology and graduates have pursue careers in, teaching, social services, industry and management, human resources and marketing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years with a work placement year or study abroad year, to be undertaken between Part 2 and Part 3 of the course

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

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Biological approaches to mind and behaviour
  • Cognitive approaches to mind and behaviour
  • History and theory of psychology
  • Lifespan psychology
  • Professional and academic development for psychologists
  • Research design and analysis (laboratory methods)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • 'A' Level: Grades AAB or ABB with relevant EPQ or 136 UCAS tariff points
  • IB: 32 points, 5,5,5 from three Higher Level subjects
  • BTEC: DDD
  • GCSE: a minimum of grade 4 (C) in GCSE English and Mathematics.

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

    18400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • UK
Full-time: £9,250 
  • EU
Full-time: £18,400 
  • Non-EU
Full-time: £18,400

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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