University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology

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Course summary

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Study human behaviour including memory, social relationships, child development and forensics, using our specialist scanning and testing facilities. Psychology has been a key discipline of study at Hull since 1928. This accredited degree will provide you with a firm foundation in the core areas of psychological science while giving you the option to study the topics that interest you in greater depth.

  • A unique link between our BSc Psychology and our doctorate in Clinical Psychology offers a fast track to qualification while having your doctorate fees paid and receiving a salary from the NHS.
  • 96% of our students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018).
  • Our degrees are fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) meaning our students are eligible for the graduate basis for chartered membership of the BPS.
  • You will learn in a thriving, supportive environment and be taught by staff who are committed professionals and research psychologists.
  • Students have an opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our selected European Partner Universities, which currently include universities in Italy, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Norway and Denmark.
Our state-of-the-art facilities include an electroencephalography (EEG) machine for measuring activity in the brain. We have a Brain Stimulation Laboratory equipped with equipment for transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), an Eye Tracking Laboratory, an Audiometric Laboratory, and much more. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core modules Research Skills 1 Cognition and Development 1 Brain and Behaviour 1 Research Skills 2 Social Psychology and Individual Differences 1 Global Challenge: The Psychological Effects of Adversity Year 2 Core modules Research Skills 3 Cognition and Development 2 Brain and Behaviour 2 Research Skills 4 Social Psychology and Individual Differences 2 Psychological Wellbeing and Distress Year 3 Core module Research Project Optional modules Study abroad - Psychology Psychology and Health Neuropsychology Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Wellbeing Forensic Psychology Clinical Applications of Neuroscience: Theory and Practice Understanding Animal Minds The Social Brain and Autism Memory in the Real World Advanced Topics in Cognitive Development Psychology in Education The Ageing Brain Professional, Ethical, and Personal Issues in Clinical Psychology Clinical and Therapeutic Issues in Clinical Psychology Introduction to Assessment in Clinical Psychology All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeC800
Institution code H72
Campus nameThe University of Hull
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points with a 5 in standard level maths

Applicants must also have GCSE Mathematics at Grade C/4 or an equivalent qualification Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £17200 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.

Provider information

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University of Hull
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Hull
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Psychology at University of Hull - UCAS