Psychology BSc (Hons)

University of Bradford

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Study the mind and human behaviour systematically and scientifically with our BSc (Hons) Psychology programme. You’ll develop a strong understanding of core Psychological concepts and practices, the professional applications of psychology, and specialist areas such as:

  • psychobiology and neuroscience
  • quantitative research methods and data analysis
  • cognitive, developmental, social and forensic psychology
You’ll be able to design and carry out investigations in our psychology laboratories, and will undertake a research project in your final year. We offer clear Master's and PhD progression routes from this BSc (Hons) programme. Entry to areas such as clinical, occupational, forensic, counselling, health or educational psychology requires a postgraduate qualification following a first degree in psychology which is accredited by the British Psychological Society. Professional accreditation This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the Society with the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, provided the minimum standard of qualification of Second-Class Honours is achieved and the empirical psychology project is passed. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and/or Practising Psychologist. Rankings The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Social Sciences in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Course details


Year 1 Becoming a Person 1 (core) Becoming a Person 2 (core) Critical and Philosophical Issues in Psychology (core) Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (core) Professional Applications of Psychology (core) Thinking Psychologically (core) Year 2 Cognitive Psychology (core) Developmental Psychology (core) Methodological Issues and Qualitative Research (core) Psychobiology and Neuroscience (core) Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analysis (core) Social Psychology (core) Year 3 Research Project in Psychology (core) Abnormal Psychology, Health and Intervention (option) Advanced Issues in Child Development in Education Contexts (option) Advanced Issues in Neuropsychology (option) Forensic Psychology (option) Psychology Life Skills and Employability (option) Psychology of Health and Eating (option) University Elective (option)

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC801
Institution code B56
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points 112 UCAS tariff points to include 1 GCE Advanced Level or equivalent, plus GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4
A level BBC 112 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of 64 from 2 A levels (or equivalent), plus GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM plus GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4
Access to HE Diploma As UCAS Tariff
Scottish Higher The University of Bradford will make offers based on the following qualifications individually and when they are combined with others - Advanced Higher Higher BTEC/Scottish Higher National Certificate (HNC) plus GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme As UCAS tariff plus Higher Level grade 3 or Standard Level grade 4 in English and Maths.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 112 UCAS tariff points to include 5 Higher Level Subjects and Ordinary Level English and Maths at grade O4

The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £15320* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Psychology BSc (Hons) at University of Bradford - UCAS