Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology and Sociology Foundation Year

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Course summary

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For this Psychology & Sociology Degree with Foundation Year, you’ll earn a solid base of academic skills and subject knowledge, and spend equal time on both the Psychology and Sociology disciplines with Arden University. As well as studying the many theories and concepts within these fascinating fields, you will learn to analyse and evaluate concepts based on scientific method. Over the course of your studies you’ll address questions such as: To what extent are our bodies controlled by external influences? What are the ethical considerations of reintegrating criminals into society? How has social media and globalisation changed our communities? How do political uprisings develop? Modules Foundation Year Develop Academic Skills Using Numeracy, Data & IT Research Skills & Using Information Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively Crime & Law in Context Psychology of Everyday Life Year 2 Effective Interdisciplinary Study Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology Introduction to Sociology Medicalisation of the Self Key Studies in Psychology Year 3 Research & Ethics in Action Personality & Intelligence Social Psychology Abnormality & the Deviant Other Cyber Communities & Social Networks Protests, Mass Movements & Rebellion Year 4 Contemporary Developmental Psychology Cross-Cultural Psychology Consumer Society & the Commodification of Beings Insecurity & Precariousness in the Globalised World Research Planning & Project Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Course details


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Candidates for our online Psychology & Sociology Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account: Your motivation for undertaking the programme Relevant work experience Prior qualifications References If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

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

https://arden.ac.uk/our-courses/distance-learning/undergraduate/foundation-year-entry-degrees/ba-hons-psychology-and-sociology-foundation-degree


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £18000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £18000 Whole course
Scotland £18000 Whole course
Wales £18000 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fee per level: £4,500 Total Fee: £18,000
Psychology and Sociology Foundation Year at Arden University - UCAS