AECC University College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Psychology is the science of the mind, behaviour, experiences and relationships. The importance of psychological expertise is recognised across all walks of life and aspects of human functioning. A core focus of this course is on developing graduates who have the ability to interpret and apply a broad range of relevant theory and scientific evidence to understand the complex interactions that take place in the mind and between people. Students will explore a diverse range of psychological disciplines including cognitive, behavioural and ecological approaches; and also gain experience in emerging areas including cyberpsychology and cognitive neuroscience.
Year 1 - Introduction to Psychology Research Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, Applying Psychology, Conceptual and Historical Perspectives, Introduction to Learning, Cyberpsychology. Year 2 - Advanced Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Biological Psychology, Applied Psychological Skills. Year 3 - Dissertation, Individual Differences. Optional Units - Working with Teams, Cognitive Neuroscience, Educational Psychology, Advanced Developmental Psychology, Contemporary Issues in Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Cognition and Emotion, Rehabilitating the Brain, Clinical Psychology, Positive Psychology
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||AECC University College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)|
|A level||BBB||to include Psychology. General Studies will not be considered.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||in a relevant subject|
|Access to HE Diploma||Grades will need to total 120 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject|
|Scottish Higher||BBBBBB||to include Psychology|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||to include Psychology to Higher Level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||to include Psychology|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in each section|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|