University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology/Social & Public Policy (SocSci)

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Course summary

Psychology is the scientific study of people: how they think, act, react and interact. It is concerned with all aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivations underlying such behaviour. Psychology at Glasgow is ranked 2nd in Scotland and 8th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019). Social & Public Policy focuses on social problems such as poverty, homelessness and ill-health. The programme applies ideas from political science, sociology and economics to explore how governments shape their responses, and to understand the impacts of public policy on society. You’ll have the valuable opportunity of a work placement with a voluntary or public sector organisation

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LC48
Institution code:
G28
Campus name:
Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

SQA applicants who achieve less than AAAAAA by the end of S5 but achieved at least BBBB MAY receive a conditional offer, but a decision will not be made on these applications until April once all applications have been reviewed. Conditional offers to these applicants will require them to achieve AAAAAA cumulatively by the end of S6.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
89%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
EU £7280 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £70480 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 3 years of this 4 year degree programme ◾Support for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees, please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Psychology/Social & Public Policy (SocSci) at University of Glasgow - UCAS