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Course summary

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society and allows you to take a year-long industry placement. Make sense of the real world through gaining a deep understanding of how the core and specialised areas in psychology contribute to our understanding of contemporary issues, as well as looking at the role of brain function across multiple psychological perspectives. You will apply scientific reasoning and evaluate patterns of behaviour, gaining key transferable skills in communication, teamwork and problem-solving. This versatile course provides the opportunity for you to embark on a psychology career or bring those skills to a wide variety of other career paths. Explore how the six core areas in psychology can explain factors that influence the mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and of the complex interactions between these. You will develop knowledge and understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods. During your degree you will be given a range of optional modules to choose from, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests. The staff teaching on the course are experts in the areas and topics they teach, which further enhances your learning experience, as they bring with them their practice or research-based knowledge. Psychology and Counselling route Our BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling degree will be of particular interest if you are thinking about a career as a Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist or Counsellor. It has been carefully developed to enable graduates to gain the required knowledge base, practical skill and emotional awareness and maturity required for these normally postgraduate professions. An in-depth exploration of – among other things – human development, mental health and distress, and practical listening and relationship-building skills will prepare you for a range of people-focused roles with adults, young people and children.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6overall with no less than 5.5 in any level

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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
International £12000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Psychology and Counselling at Birmingham City University - UCAS