Studying Psychology you learn about people – how they think and what they do, perceive and feel. A scientific understanding of people opens the door to a wide range of careers, from clinical and forensic psychologist to social work and roles in marketing, local government, public relations and human resources. Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree enables you to confront the issues that humans face with psychology's scientific principles. From brain injury to prejudice reduction, child development to offending behaviour and rehabilitation. We provide you with the tools to develop interventions for hospitals, schools and businesses, making a difference to society through innovations in policy and research. Shape your degree outside the classroom by participating in our student-led Psychology Society who host regular events, including co-run seminars with our academic team exploring current questions. Step into our active community. Choose Psychology with a Placement Year at Kent because: • our degree offers a high level of professional skills and can be the first step to becoming a Chartered Psychologist; it’s accredited by the British Psychological Society • our graduates move on to successful careers in teaching, social welfare, the probation service, the NHS and the Home Office • we are a leading centre for social psychology, with strengths in cognitive, forensic and developmental psychology leading to a wide choice of modules • you’ll have access to outstanding resources including physiological measurement, brain stimulation and virtual reality laboratories as well as eye-tracker technology and EEG equipment for monitoring brain activity • you can gain practical experience through our research participation, research experience and work experience schemes. On this degree, you study biological and general psychology, social and developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, child development and personality. There are also options to study forensic, business and clinical psychology and you are supported to develop the statistical skills you need.
You study the core areas required for accreditation: statistics, biological and general psychology, social and developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, child development and personality. You can also take specialist modules in business, clinical and forensic psychology as well as mental health, justice and morality and neuroscience. Your Placement Year could be spent working in a clinical, education or business settings where you’ll develop high level professional skills.
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This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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