Psychology is the systematic and scientific study of behaviour and experience. It has a wide range of applications from industry to commerce, education and health and social services. Cardiff University’s School of Psychology is long established, well resourced, and has an excellent international reputation. As a Psychology student at Cardiff, you will be studying the subject very much from the scientific standpoint while meeting the challenges of understanding behaviour from social, cognitive and biological perspectives. This is a four year degree programme that is supported by enthusiastic lecturers from one of the UK's leading psychology research departments. You will be studying a degree programme that is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. You will have the opportunity to gain relevant work experience in the field while on placement in Year 3. Distinctive features The distinctive features of the degree include: the opportunity to learn in a School which was graded ‘Excellent’ in the last Teaching Quality Assessment, and was ranked second in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework; the involvement of research-active staff in course design and delivery; the opportunity to spend a year on a professional placement; the variety of modules on offer; the emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment; the emphasis on acquisition of high quality practical skills and the development of innovative ideas; the emphasis on safety and ethical considerations; membership of the British Psychological Society and an awareness of professional standards and progression; the opportunity to apply to undertake paid research with a member of staff; flexibility, permitting graduates to pursue professional careers as psychologists, as well as a wide range of other careers, including postgraduate research.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We do not accept Critical Thinking, General Studies, Citizenship Studies, or other similar equivalent subjects. We will accept a combination of BTEC subjects, A-levels, and other qualifications, subject to the course specific grade and subject requirements.
English language requirements
All applicants are expected to have demonstrable English language skills. Most courses ask for GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent, but some courses ask for GCSE English grade B/6 or equivalent.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Cardiff University has many scholarships on offer to our prospective students. Please see our website at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/funding/scholarships for further information.