Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology (with a foundation year)

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Course summary

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Our Psychology degree will help you to apply scientific knowledge of the mind to recognise people's behaviour and to understand why they act in the way they do. Human behaviour influences every facet of our everyday life, from the decisions we make, to how we respond to our environment and those around us. Our Psychology degree will help you to apply scientific knowledge of the mind to recognise people's behaviour and to understand why they act in the way they do. You'll develop useful and transferable skills in problem solving, communication, critical thinking and evaluation. By the end of the course, you will be equipped with all of the necessary skills and knowledge to design and create your very own investigations and experiments. If studying the Foundation Year, you will transfer onto Year 1 of the Psychology BSc (Hons) course on successful completion, or you can transfer onto Year 1 of any of the other undergraduate Psychology courses. On successful completion of study, we will issue one of the following awards dependent on your chosen pathway: BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychological Studies - (Students who choose not to, or who are unable to, follow an accredited route can transfer at the start of Level 5 to an alternative degree).

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year Core modules: • Foundations in Psychology • Social and Applied Psychology • Experimental Design and Research Methods • Information Technology and Study Skills Year 1 Core modules: • Foundations in Psychology • Perspectives in Psychology • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology • Comparative Basis of Behaviour • People Behaving Badly Year 2 core modules: • Cognitive and Biological Determinants of Behaviour • Understanding the Social World • Contemporary Issues in Psychology Year 3 core modules: • Psychology Project • Typical and Atypical Development

Assessment method

Formal essays, class tests, coursework, presentations and examinations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C801
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5950 Year 1
England £5950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950 Year 1
Scotland £5950 Year 1
Wales £5950 Year 1
Channel Islands £5950 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Psychology (with a foundation year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS