University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

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Course summary

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Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) is an exciting, broad and flexible degree that covers all aspects of psychology. The Cambridge course gives you the opportunity to study cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology within the broader context of the behavioural sciences. It covers, for example, cognitive psychology, psychopathology, language, brain mechanisms, gender, family relationships and influences, personality, and group social behaviour.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/psychological-and-behavioural-sciences. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements. Applicants are required to take a pre-interview written assessment at the end of October at an authorised assessment centre local to them (for most students, your local assessment centre is likely to be your own school/college). Please note that your assessment centre must register you for the pre-interview assessment (you can't register yourself) by 15 October - if you're not registered by this date, you won't be able to take the pre-interview assessment and your application to the University of Cambridge won't be valid (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Cambridge pre-interview written assessment. Applicants will be required to sit a written assessment in October. Advance registration is essential. Please see website for further details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at University of Cambridge - UCAS