Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Human Behavioural Studies

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Course summary

This is a degree with people as its focus – how they think and act and what affects the decisions they make. It is a fascinating subject with endless variety and offering richly rewarding study that will have much practical value throughout your life. Designed to lead toward careers in education, human resources, social work, health, and crime prevention, it is a degree that appeals to people driven by a social purpose. Course modules align closely with those occupations, increasing knowledge of the client groups that you are likely to be working with in your career such as, young people, adults suffering from mental and physical health issues and the world of policing and crime. This degree will give you the theoretical knowledge and skills to succeed in a range of professions or lead to related postgraduate study. You will also acquire skills that are key to successful team working, leadership roles, motivating others and conflict resolution.


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Assessment method

There are a variety of innovative and professional relevant assessments, including a Dissertation research project.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior completion of Foundation Degree

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4625 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4625 Year 1
Scotland £4625 Year 1
Wales £4625 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees to be confirmed
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