Psychology at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS

Cardiff and Vale College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Psychology

Course summary

Psychology is an exciting, real-world science and this course provides a unique insight into how we behave. Many jobs put psychology into practice; from management and human resources to managing a factory shop floor, or running a business. The only one of its kind in the region, this course combines academic study with work placements designed to highlight the range of different careers available. You will also have the opportunity to try out specialist equipment and scientific software, and attend guest sessions at the University of South Wales’s Pontypridd Campus. Completion of the first year leads to a Cert HE, completion of both years means students are eligible to top up to a full degree by joining the second year of the BSc Psychology course at the University of South Wales.

Modules

This course will teach you about different psychological approaches, help you to develop skills for researching psychology based issues, and you will learn how to apply theory through a preparation for work module. Year 1 Theoretical Approaches to Psychology Introduction to Research Using Statistics in Psychology Cognitive Psychology Psychology in Everyday Life Biological Psychology Individual Differences and Learning Year 2 Professional Practice and Employability Social Psychology Development in Childhood and Adolescence Advanced Research Using Statistics in Psychology Psychological Disorders

Assessment method

Assessment will be via essays, group work, research projects, presentations and portfolios.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
GP01
Institution code:
C16
Campus name:
Barry Campus
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants (aged 21+) who do not have the standard entry requirements but have relevant work experience will be considered.

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

https://cavc.ac.uk/en/courses/foundation-degree-psychology--1


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500* Year 1
Scotland £7500* Year 1
Wales £7500* Year 1
Channel Islands £7500* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the College library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the College website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, may be eligible for student finance and be designated as a home student for fees purposes. Irish nationals are eligible for support under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website

Psychology at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS