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Course summary

Curious about what drives behaviour? Fascinated by the human mind? Our Psychology degree will satisfy your interest as you discover the science behind how we think, feel and behave. You will join an active, supportive and inclusive community of students and staff and learn from experts passionate about their specialism who actively shape the discipline through their original research. Over three years, you have the opportunity to examine all aspects of human experience and behaviour, employing different perspectives within psychology, such as biological, cognitive, social, developmental and individual differences. The programme has a strong focus on research methods and, in the final year under expert supervision, you complete your own independent research project. This allows you to engage with the latest research findings and psychological theories and gives you a chance to make a significant contribution to the vibrant research culture at Winchester. Our employability programme takes you on a transformative programme of self-development that will positively impact your life. We are committed to helping you maximise the value of your degree by finding a meaningful career and this is why our Psychology Futures programme has such fantastic graduate outcomes. COURSE FEATURES

  • A degree accredited by the British Psychological Society that explores psychological sub-disciplines with a focus on real world applications.
  • An award-winning employability programme designed by our Chartered Occupational Psychologist to develop your bespoke professional and personal competencies.
  • A vibrant research environment with opportunities to get involved with psychological research.
  • Study in a friendly and inclusive learning community. You will be supported by a dedicated team of lecturers, your own personal tutor, and in your final year, one-to-one supervision for your final year project.

Modules

For detailed information on modules you will be studying please click on the 'View course details' link at the top of this summary box.

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:
C800
Institution code:
W76
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Applicants who wish to apply for advanced standing (exemption from part of a programme) based on previous study are considered on an individual basis. Applicants are required to provide transcripts. confirming the module titles and grades they have already achieved, as well as module handbooks and/or programme specifications showing the learning outcomes of the modules completed.

International applicants

We accept a wide range of non-UK qualifications and use UK NARIC (National Recognition Information Centre) guidelines to confirm their equivalence.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of 2 x A-level or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 2 x BTEC National Subsidiary Diplomas) and we accept all A-level subjects, including Critical Thinking, General Studies and own-language A-levels. We welcome applicants who have completed the Extended Project (EP/EPQ) and points obtained from this qualification will be included in any offer. In addition, we accept a maximum of 32 points from level 3 qualifications below A2 that are included in the tariff (e.g. AS-levels not studied at A-level, music or dance qualifications). If you are a mature student, your application will be considered on its individual merits and work or other professional experience may be taken into consideration in lieu of other published requirements.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6An overall score of 6.0, including 5.5 in writing is required. If you require Tier 4 sponsorship, you will require a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
68%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
91%
Go onto work and study

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16700 Year 1
International £16700 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further information about any additional costs associated with this course please see the individual course page on the University of Winchester website (www.winchester.ac.uk).
Psychology at University of Winchester - UCAS