Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Psychology (3 years or 4 years including Foundation)

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Course summary

The BSc Psychology degree at Cardiff Met is professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), offering you the opportunity to study an industry-approved psychology course that is highly regarded by employers. BPS accreditation means you can gain Graduate and/or Chartered Membership of the Society upon graduation - enhancing your CV, maximizing your career prospects and providing you with a platform to progress to specialist postgraduate Psychology courses. The course provides an introduction to the areas of social, developmental, and biological Psychology as well as research and data analysis in the first year of study. The second and third years provide you with an opportunity to specialise in a pathway (Educational, Clinical or Forensic) or to choose from a variety of exciting modules to suit your interests. You will have the opportunity to undertake work placements and volunteering in a wide range of settings to maximize your practical experience. We work closely with placement providers in the fields of educational, clinical, health, forensic and occupational psychology to provide students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge to a practical situation. In addition, we offer global exchange opportunities including volunteering and work placements. You will have access to a suite of facilities and labs and be supported by a dedicated team of psychology staff and a personal tutor throughout your time with us.

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C800
Institution code:
C20
Campus name:
Cardiff Met - Llandaff
Campus code:
1

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To view the entry requirements for the Foundation Year, please refer to Cardiff Met course pages – http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/undergraduate If your qualifications are not listed above, please contact Cardiff Met Admissions who will advise you

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

https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/C800


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.
PTE Academic52No element lower than 51
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL Internet required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
59%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
EU £13000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs relating to this programme, please refer to http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additionalcosts
Psychology (3 years or 4 years including Foundation) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS