Bath Spa University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Psychology at Bath Spa University is a fascinating course which examines the science behind what makes people tick. With engaging and passionate lecturers you’ll study the human mind and behaviour and be prepared for many kinds of careers within and allied to Psychology. You’ll be provided with relevant skills and knowledge within an enabling and empowering learning environment. Both the Single Honours and Major (accredited) programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), providing graduate basis for Chartership with the BPS, provided you obtain a 2.2 overall and pass your final year dissertation.
- Be introduced to career possibilities that you may not have previously considered.
- Be introduced to the five main psychological perspectives: biological, cognitive, developmental, individual differences and social, alongside research methods.
- Explore the historical and conceptual underpinnings of Psychology.
- Taught by engaging lecturers and enthusiastic teachers who care about the subject.
- You’ll be able to select optional modules and to engage in interdisciplinary learning.
In Year One you’ll take a module that introduces you to the main psychological approaches - social, cognitive, developmental, individual differences and biological psychology. You may also take modules in research methods including survey work and experimentation, and Individual Differences. In Year Two you’ll study the main areas as previously studied in Year One in greater depth. You’ll also start to study the scholarly specialities of individual members of staff, such as health psychology, criminological psychology, and abnormal psychology. Finally Year Three will see you continue core studies with further specialist options, as well as a dissertation involving working one-to-one with a member of staff on an original research project in psychology. For more information please refer to the website.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||CCC||CCC preferred. If studying Psychology, course requires grade C or higher. If Psychology is not an option, then we require a C in another A level subject.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Extended Diploma grades Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) preferred in a related subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits||Typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher).|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||A minimum score of 26 points required.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|