Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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The BSc (Hons) Psychology course is designed to give you a thorough introduction to all the core topics within the fascinating science of Psychology. You will consider why people behave the way that they do and how our minds work, developing an understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and the complex way they work together. The course has been designed to help you develop important statistical skills and understand a variety of research methods, including both qualitative and quantitative methods. With accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS), on successful completion of the course you will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS – the basic requirement to train as a professional psychologist.

Course details


Year 1 (Level 4):- Introduction to Studying Psychology; Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology; Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology; Introduction to Research Methods I; Introduction to Research Methods II; Key Studies in Psychology. / Year 2 (Level 5):- Quantitative Research Methods; Qualitative Research Methods; Personality and Intelligence; Social Psychology; Brain and Behaviour; Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology. / Year 3 (Level 6):- Contemporary Developmental Psychology; Cross-Cultural Psychology; Occupational Psychology; Mental Health and Illness; Research Project.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

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!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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This Psychology degree has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either: Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level including mathematics or equivalent; or Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6or equivalent

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £13500 Whole course
Northern Ireland £13500 Whole course
Scotland £13500 Whole course
Wales £13500 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee per level: £4,500 Total Fee: £13,500
Psychology at Arden University - UCAS