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Course summary

Our exciting BA (Hons) Psychosocial Studies course explores the relationship between 'self' and society. The course combines the study of individuals, using psychology and psychoanalysis, with the winder cultural and systemic studies of sociology. You'll gain a rounded understanding of human behaviours, nature and relationships, as well as the ability to apply the theory practically to a variety of questions and fields. As a full-time (3 days per week, 3 years) student, you will get the opportunity to take a variety of modules in order to build up a programme of study which suits your own subject interest or future career plans. All students have a personal tutor who they can meet at least twice a semester to review progress and assist with any personal or academic problems. In the first year of the programme students are provided with study skills and tutorials in order to hone skills relevant to higher education and progression into the sector. This course is an excellent choice if you're considering a career in fields such as health, education, criminal justice, social work or HR management.


Year 1 Sociology in Action Global Sociology Psychoanalysis and the Self Media Society & Crime Year 2 Knowledge and Belief Theories of Deviance, Crime & Social Control Social Research Methods Sociology of Health Inequalities Social Divisions Social Theory Sociology of Religion Sociology of Health Inequalities Year 3 Undergraduate Major Project Clinical Psychology Lifespan Sexuality and Social Control Investigative Psychology Sociology of Popular Culture Nature and Society Sexuality and Social Control Concepts of Good and Evil Psychoanalysis and the Self (Unit 2)

Assessment method

There are no final examinations at the end of the course, but some modules have an in class test as part of their assessment. Other modes of assessment include presentations, essays and, in the third year the major project dissertation.

How to apply

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King's Lynn campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

The course fee is expected to rise with inflation each year (approximately 3%) but will not increase beyond the maximum amount that the government allows higher education institutions to charge undergraduate students. For more information, go to
Psychosocial Studies at University Centre West Anglia - UCAS