Psychology with Sociology at Kingston University - UCAS

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • The course combines the study of mind and behaviour with the study of society.
  • It covers the core areas of psychology required by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and offers a varied curriculum in sociology.
  • You’ll have access to purpose-built laboratories with high-specification equipment, such as EEG (recording brain activity), eye-tracking, a driving simulator and an observation lab.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
About this course Are you keen to find reasons for and answers to the challenges that face our society? This highly relevant combination of subjects could be just for you. The course provides a comprehensive understanding of psychology and a variety of sociological issues and topics, both current and historical. You’ll develop a deep insight into human thought, action and behaviour. This course features many opportunities to apply your learning to the real world. For example, our students have acted as a consultant to a charity to find solutions for a real-life social issue and worked with the University to evaluate the psychological challenges of the climate change emergency. While on the course, you’ll develop skills for your future career, including teamwork, communication, time and task management, statistical analysis of data, problem-solving and the ability to critically evaluate evidence. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities An understanding of society and human behaviour is useful in many careers. Graduates are particularly well-placed for careers in central or local government, the media and human resources.

Modules

Example modules: – Critical Social Psychology: Memory, Narrative and Representation – Social Selves – Social, Individual and Developmental Psychology For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C8L3
Institution code:
K84
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/psychology-with-sociology/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

For international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Psychology with Sociology at Kingston University - UCAS