AECC University College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology

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Course summary

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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.

Course details

Modules

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

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 A65
Campus nameAECC University College
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

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.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 - 104 points from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)
A level BBB - BCC General Studies will not be considered.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - MMM in a relevant subject
Access to HE Diploma Grades will need to total 120-104 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject
Scottish Higher BBBBBB - BBCCCC
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 - 28 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 - H3, H3, H4, H4, H4

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in each section
TOEFL (iBT)79with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14872 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students from the Republic of Ireland will be liable for Home fees of £9250.
Psychology at AECC University College - UCAS