The Psychology and Sociology degree offers a fascinating and stimulating course of academic study which explores the complexities of the mind and the modern world. Students who wish to become professional psychologists are eligible for Graduate Basis of Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society, providing that they gain a minimum of second class honours and have completed all the required psychology modules. In Psychology at the University of Suffolk you will explore and examine the interaction between mind and behaviour, the nature of the unconscious, the functioning of memory, individual behaviour in social situations, prejudice and altruism. The aim of the sociology joint programme is to produce knowledgeable sociologists who can develop sociologically informed arguments. It also offers students an increasingly specialist knowledge as they progress with their studies. This course offers a professional placement and study abroad. Graduates have begun careers in; Probation, Arrest Support, Legal Aid Counselling, Social Work, Careers Advice, Refugee Council, Behavioural Support, Assistant Psychologist, Health Promotion, Bank Management, Retail Management, and Prison Service. Many graduates also opt to pursue further academic qualifications such as MA or MSc degrees in Psychology, Sociology, Criminology or Research, with a number of graduates take PGCE courses to become teachers or lecturers in tertiary education.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
How to apply
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:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.
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