University of Essex

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology

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Course summary

Essex is ranked among the top 250 departments on the planet according to the QS World University Rankings (2017). If you’re curious about how our mind works and what drives human behaviour, psychology is your perfect subject. At Essex you acquire skills that go far beyond being useful in related professions. Studying psychology is an investment for life. Our BSc Psychology is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). You cover core areas in psychology, including developmental psychology, intelligence, language, memory, perception, social psychology, health psychology, and research methods and statistics. With a strong emphasis on the teaching of research skills, you learn how to design effective studies of your own, and to appraise and critically evaluate those of others. During your final year you will conduct your own research project developing a deep understanding of how psychology is used in the world.

Course details

Modules

Many of our courses offer a choice of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C800
Institution code:
E70
Campus name:
Colchester Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition all applicants require GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent).


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
69%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
82%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £19080 Year 1
International £19080 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees displayed are for 2021-22 entry. Fees will increase for each academic intake and each academic year of study.
Psychology at University of Essex - UCAS