Arden University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology with Foundation Year

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Course summary

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We offer this online Psychology Degree with an integrated Foundation Year to give you the skills you need to succeed at the undergraduate level, laying the perfect groundwork for your undergraduate psychology studies. After completing this foundation year, you’ll start the second year of your online Psychology Degree at Arden University with a thorough introduction to all the core topics within Psychology. You will then go on to focus on understanding research methods, and developing statistical skills which will teach you how to design your own research. You’ll get the chance to engage with some contemporary debates through the key studies module – so you’ll develop a great range of skills as well as general knowledge of Psychology. Your skills will be further developed in your final year as you study modules on both quantitative and qualitative methods. We know our students lead busy lives and so with our Distance Learning model, you’ll have 24/7 access to our online learning portal, iLearn, so you can schedule your studies around your life. To support your learning, this online learning environment includes a ‘My Study Skills’ area which offer insightful information about the key skills that are needed for this level of study. Covering topics like academic writing, how to effectively take notes, practical thinking and more. Year 1 Developing Academic Skills Using Numeracy, Data & IT Research Skills & Using Information Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively Crime & Law in Context Psychology of Everyday Life Year 2 Introduction to Studying Psychology Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology Introduction to Research Methods I Introduction to Research Methods II Key Studies in Psychology Year 3 Quantitative Research Methods Qualitative Research Methods Personality & Intelligence Social Psychology Brain & Behaviour Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology Year 4 Contemporary Developmental Psychology Cross-Cultural Psychology Occupational Psychology Mental Health & Illness Research 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 Distance Learning Foundation Psychology Degree 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 You also need a GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent. 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/bsc-hons-psychology-with-foundation-year


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 with Foundation Year at Arden University - UCAS