University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology/Social & Public Policy (SocSci)

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Course summary

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. It is about understanding how people think, act, react and interact; and how this understanding can help us, as psychologists, help people on an individual basis but also help address wider societal issues through academic endeavours and professional practice. The possible pathways a degree in psychology can take you on are endless, such is the value of the graduate and psychological literacy and analytical skills you acquire during the degree. Our school brings together world-leading expertise in experimental psychology, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience in order to advance the understanding of human and animal behaviour. Social & Public Policy focuses on finding ways to address global and societal challenges such as poverty and inequality, housing, health, technology, and sustainability. The programme applies ideas from political science, sociology and economics to understand how governments shape their responses to address people’s needs, welfare and wellbeing. The Social & Public Policy Teaching Team was awarded the prestigious Social Policy Association/Policy Press Outstanding Teaching Award 2020, in recognition of UofG’s excellence and innovation in teaching in social policy in the UK (SPA 2020). Social Policy at Glasgow was ranked joint top in the UK for student satisfaction in the NSS 2019. 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

Applicants to joint degrees must meet the entry requirements of both subjects.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.gla.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/psychology/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
87%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £27750 Whole course
England £27750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £27750 Whole course
Wales £27750 Whole course
EU £94080 Whole course
Scotland £7280 Whole course
International £94080 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