Applied Psychology

Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

This programme includes modules on cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology and also explores abnormal, health and sport and exercise psychology. These modules are taught through various specialist laboratories, seminars and work placements.

Course details

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

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 codeC810
Institution code G42
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Plus GCSE English and Maths at 4 AAB at A level including Psychology plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4 Year
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Plus GCSE English and Maths at 4
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma: 60 credits overall of which 45 credits must be achieved at Level 3 from Graded Units with At least 30 level 3 Graded Unit credits at Distinction and in addition at least 15 level 3 Graded Unit credits at a minimum of Merit all at level 3.
Scottish Higher AABBB Plus English and Maths at National 5 C/SG 2 /Int2 C or National 5 Application of Mathematics at at C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points to include Maths at Standard Level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H2, H2, H2 Plus English and Maths at least Ordinary level O2
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) O2, O2 in English and Maths plus the required ILC Higher grades
Scottish HNC Level 2 – HNC (minimum 15 credits) Social Sciences with graded unit A must include Psychology A, B and Research Methods Level 3 recruited with Social Science HND with graded units AAB, must include units Psychology A, B , C, D and Research Methods

SWAP Access to Humanities/Social Sciences/Science with Minimum Profile ABB Programme is very competitive so a strong focused personal statement is required

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £1820 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £11845 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish domiciled and EU full-time undergraduate students studying in Scotland will not normally have to pay tuition fees, although you must still apply to have your fees paid on your behalf by Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) each year. You should apply online through the SAAS website. You can usually apply from April onwards. For eligibility details and information on how to apply, visit Students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (rUK), should apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from their own Local Education Authority. If you live in: England - you should apply to Student Finance Direct Wales - you should apply to Student Finance Wales Northern Ireland - you should apply to Student Finance NI The rUK fees are £9250 per year capped at £27,750 for a 4-year honours programme. A £2,000 cash bursary is available for the first three years. Please see visit

Sponsorship information

The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Applied Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS