University of Bradford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology

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Course summary

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

Modules

Year One Core Modules: Critical and Philosophical Issues in Psychology Brain and Behaviour Understanding Social Development Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology Thinking Psychologically at Bradford Optional modules: Applications of Professional Psychology Introduction to Psychology Peace and Violence: Theories, Cases and Challenges A Critical History of Crime and Punishment Introduction to Virtual Reality Year Two Core Modules: Cognitive Psychology Social Psychology Developmental Psychology Psychobiology and Neuroscience Further Research Methods in Psychology Optional modules: CBT and Positive Psychotherapy Legal and Moral Constructions of Crime and Criminal Behaviour Race and Ethnicity  Augmented reality: Design, Principles and Practice Final Year Core modules: Research Project in Psychology Optional modules: Abnormal Psychology, Health and Intervention Advanced Issues in Child Development in Education Contexts Advanced Issues in Neuropsychology Forensic Psychology The Psychology of Health and Eating Psychological Life Skills and Employability University Elective


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C801
Institution code:
B56
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.


Unistats information

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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
International £16090* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* 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 at University of Bradford - UCAS