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Course summary

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.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LC38
Institution code:
S82
Campus name:
University of Suffolk
Campus code:
I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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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 £13992 Year 1
International £13992 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £13992 Year 1

Additional fee information

Ipswich Award- A £1,000 award for students starting in September 2023 who meet or exceed academic entry requirements - see our website for details.
Psychology and Sociology at University of Suffolk - UCAS