You will develop a good knowledge of the influences on, and factors involved in, human functioning in all the core areas of psychology: Biological foundations Cognitive Psychology Social Psychology Developmental Psychology Individual Differences Neuropsychological basis Research methods You will also develop detailed knowledge of several specialised areas through option modules, including knowledge of research paradigms, methods and measurement techniques, real-life applications of theory to behaviour and experience, and how behaviour and experience can be affected by physical and mental illness. This knowledge will be backed up by subject-based practical skills such as the ability to design and conduct research, to analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data, and awareness of ethical issues and principles in research on human behaviour. Key to many careers and employers - you will also develop thinking skills, including analysis and interpretation of evidence, scientific reasoning, critical thinking, and appreciation of multiple perspectives and approaches. Furthermore, other skills for life and work including communications, computer literacy (including computerised statistical software), interpersonal and group-work skills, numeracy and statistical competence, self-knowledge and reflexivity, and planning and time-management (under the broad knowledge base of 'mental wealth'). The extended BSc (Hons) Psychology with Foundation Year is perfect if you want a degree in psychology but don't have the standard entry requirements. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year (passing all four modules including Topics for Counselling), students are eligible for an interview to join the BSc Counselling degree (accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
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- Year 1
For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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