University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Applied Psychology

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Course summary

The BSc Applied Psychology programme (accredited by the British Psychological Society) explores multiple perspectives to psychological issues, recognising that psychology involves a range of research methods, theories, evidence and applications. You will examine patterns in behaviour, both normal and abnormal, across the lifespan. In your first and second year, there will be opportunities to carry out and participate in empirical studies involving a variety of research methods which will prepare you for your final year dissertation. The course also provides you with a placement opportunity at level five, which allows you to see psychology in practice, and provides valuable work-based, transferable skills.

Course details


Year 1: Six modules that include biological and cognitive psychology, children’s mental health and development, media psychology. Year 2: Six modules that include educational psychology, sport and health psychology, social psychology, research methods. Year 3: 4 modules plus a dissertation. Modules include Forensic Psychology and the Criminal Mind, Psychopathology and Mental health and Development in later life.

Assessment method

Essays, exams, portfolios, empirical research reports, presentations, poster presentations, promotional campaigns and briefing reports.

How to apply

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Carmarthen Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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Applied Psychology at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS