Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Applied Psychology

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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

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

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fee information for September 2021/21 will be confirmed as soon as possible. In the mean while please visit our website for helpful information www.gcu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/feesandfinance/tuitionfees/

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