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Psychology

University of Surrey

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Why choose this course Our research-led BSc Psychology course will provide you with a combination of personal, professional and academic opportunities. As one of the few universities to offer work experience as part of the course, we’ve established links with many outstanding professional training partners. This course is also accredited by the British Psychological Society. Taught by research-active lecturers, our graduates are well-placed to train as practising psychologists and therapists who are highly valued in any sector that requires transferable skills like critical thinking, analysis and communication. You’ll also be able to benefit from our brand-new £4.5m teaching facilities, opening in spring 2019. What you will study Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour, mental health and neuropsychological functioning. It seeks to understand what makes us who we are, how our minds work, and what influences our behaviour and social relationships. Using a range of cutting-edge equipment, you will learn about core areas of psychology, research methods and statistics. You will also be able to tailor your degree by choosing your final-year modules and dissertation research topic. You can also pursue an optional Professional Training placement in a field relevant to your career aspirations. Our course is informed by leading research conducted by our multidisciplinary research groups, including developmental psychology; environmental psychology; social emotions and equality in relations; health psychology; clinical interventions and practice; and the Surrey BabyLab.

Course details

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details, to the right. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.


Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeC801
Institution code S85
Campus nameStag Hill
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Overall: ABB Applicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers. GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade B(5) and Mathematics at grade B(5) (or equivalent).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD Overall: DDD GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade B(5) and Mathematics at grade B(5) (or equivalent).
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits Overall: QAA recognised Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits overall including 30 at Distinction and 15 at Merit. GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade B(5) and Mathematics at grade B(5) (or equivalent).
Scottish Higher AABBB Overall: AABBB GCSE or Equivalent: Scottish National 5: English Language - C Scottish National 5: Maths - C
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB Overall: ABB GCSE or Equivalent: Scottish National 5: English Language - C Scottish National 5: Maths - C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Overall: 32 GCSE or Equivalent: English and Maths at HL4/SL4 (including MYP).
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Overall: Pass overall with ABB from a combination of the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and two A levels. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade B(5) and Mathematics at grade B(5) (or equivalent).
Extended Project A Applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) will receive our standard A level offer, plus an alternate offer of one A level grade lower, subject to achieving an A grade in the EPQ. The one grade reduction will not apply to any required subjects.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade B(5) and Mathematics at grade B(5) (or equivalent).

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element

View the other English language qualifications that we accept:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/international/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see our website for up-to-date information on our fees for 2020/21: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/undergraduate-2020-entry
Psychology at University of Surrey - UCAS