Psychology has been a key area of study at Hull since 1928. This accredited degree will provide you with a firm foundation in the core areas of psychological science – while giving you the option to study the topics that interest you in greater depth. Our state-of-the-art facilities include an electroencephalography (EEG) machine for measuring activity in the brain and a well-equipped brain stimulation laboratory. The unique link between our BSc Psychology and our doctorate in Clinical Psychology offers you a fast track to qualification while having your doctorate fees paid – and receiving a salary from the NHS. The foundation year is ideal if you do not have the academic qualifications for direct entry on to the programme. You'll study a range of modules designed to prepare you for degree-level study. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Foundation Year Core modules Preparing for Learning in Higher Education Group Challenge (Sciences) Introduction to Data Analysis Compulsory modules Introduction to Biological Sciences 1 Introduction to Psychology 1 Optional modules Foundation Maths Skills Foundation Mathematics A Foundation Maths 1 Year 1 Core modules Research Skills 1 Cognition and Development 1 Brain and Behaviour 1 Research Skills 2 Social Psychology and Individual Differences 1 Global Challenge: The Psychological Effects of Adversity Year 2 Core modules Research Skills 3 Cognition and Development 2 Brain and Behaviour 2 Research Skills 4 Social Psychology and Individual Differences 2 Psychological Wellbeing and Distress Year 3 Core module Research Project Optional modules Study abroad - Psychology Psychology and Health Neuropsychology Forensic Psychology Clinical Applications of Neuroscience: Theory and Practice Understanding Animal Minds The Social Brain and Autism Memory in the Real World Advanced Topics in Cognitive Development Psychology in Education The Ageing Brain Professional, Ethical, and Personal Issues in Clinical Psychology Clinical and Therapeutic Issues in Clinical Psychology Human Factors Programming for Psychologists Psychological Treatments and Services All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
How to apply
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The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application. For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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