Psychology

Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Are you fascinated by how and why people behave and think? Do you want to develop the skills and knowledge that enable you to have a positive impact on society? You'll get a thorough understanding of how psychology is used in international contexts, together with how psychological practice and research differs across diverse cultures and societies. This international and cross-cultural focus will enable you to critically explore how psychology can be used to create positive change in the world. ​We'll teach you the core areas of psychology, which include developmental, cognitive, social, biopsychology and individual differences. You'll put this theory into practice through the two professional work placements included in your degree, as well as assessments which help you to develop valuable real-world skills. In your final year you can choose your specialism from a range of applied areas, including mental health and distress, counselling psychology, forensic psychology and health psychology. We create a supportive and lively learning environment in which you'll learn through teamwork and collaboration. We'll support you in developing your research skills from day one until your final year, when you'll work with your supervisor to design and carry out your own psychological research project. Placement opportunities We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. You'll complete two professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with up to three months' professional work experience without having to take a sandwich year out. You'll complete a five-week placement in your first year and a six-week placement in your second year. We'll also give you the opportunity to complete an additional placement in your final year. Our students have completed placements at mental health organisations, school sport partnerships, schools and youth projects. Graduate opportunities Follow in the footsteps of our Psychology graduates who work in a wide variety of different fields including clinical or occupational psychology, marketing, teaching, research, human resources and healthcare. You'll also be well-prepared for postgraduate study in health psychology or neuropsychology.

Course details

Modules

On this course you will study a range of modules, including: Introduction to Cognitive and Biological Psychology; Individual Differences, Social and Developmental Psychology; Psychology in Practice; Biological and Social Psychology; Dialogues, Debates and Diversity in Psychology; Abnormal and Clinical Psychology; Applied Sport Psychology; Forensic Psychology; Psychology and Advertising; Counselling Psychology.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

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.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

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 codeC800
Institution code L24
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points GCSEs in English language and maths are required at grade C or 4 or higher.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £11250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015 Field trips may occur during this course and either fully or partly subsidised by the University. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Psychology at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS