University of York

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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The Department of Psychology is one of the United Kingdom’s leading teaching and research establishments. We offer outstanding opportunities for study, and our BSc Psychology programme is of the highest quality. We are a research-intensive department where students are taught by researchers of international repute in well-equipped and attractive facilities. Our Psychology BSc degree course is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society, and so our students are eligible for the graduate basis for registration needed for a wide range of high level careers in psychology after graduation.

Course details

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeC800
Institution code Y50
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
A level AAA Essential Subjects: Science or Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade A is essential Excluded Subjects: General Studies Information: Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to pass
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD We consider a range of BTEC qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications. A Level in a Science or Mathematics subject (or equivalent) at grade A is essential. We may also consider relevant units in your BTEC as A Level Science / Mathematics equivalent.
Access to HE Diploma D: 39 credits M: 6 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma with 39 credits at Distinction including at least 15 credits in Science-related units and 6 credits at Merit or higher
Scottish Higher AAAAA Only acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Advanced Highers
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers. Advanced Higher Science or Mathematics is essential.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points With 6 in Higher Level Science or Mathematics
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) A We will consider this qualification alongside or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications, as equivalent to one A Level.
Extended Project A We recognise the value of this qualification and for this programme you will be eligible for a reduced offer of one grade below the typical offer, where an EPQ is taken alongside 3 A Levels or equivalent and you achieve a mark of grade A or higher
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, D3 Cambridge Pre-U Science or Mathematics is essential.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDD We consider a range of OCR qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications. A Level in Science or Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade A is essential. We may also consider relevant units in your OCR Cambridge Technical as A Level equivalent.

We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. If your qualification or combination of qualifications is not listed here please visit our website for further information: Although we do not typically hold interviews for this course, mature candidates and those with special circumstances and/or qualifications may be invited to attend an interview.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements


GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade B/5

English language requirements

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 £22080 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional information please see our web pages at:
Psychology at University of York - UCAS