Study our BPS accredited psychology course to systematically investigate the depths and heights of mind and behaviour. Become an expert at the research needed to make a positive impact on people’s lives and tackle the difficult issues affecting the world right now. Understanding and helping people has never been more important, meaning there are many career options our psychology graduates successfully pursue. These include working in psychology, health, business, sports, criminal justice, human resources, research, and education settings, to name a few. You’ll be able to design and carry out investigations in our psychology laboratories, and will undertake a research project in your final year. We offer clear Master's and PhD progression routes from this BSc (Hons) programme. Entry to areas such as clinical, occupational, forensic, counselling, health or educational psychology requires a postgraduate qualification following a first degree in psychology which is accredited by the British Psychological Society. Placement Year This programme provides the option for students to undertake a work placement between Stages 2 and 3, or study a year abroad. Professional accreditation Our undergraduate psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), assuring the quality of our teaching and your degree. All practising psychologists and Chartered Psychologist must have a British Psychological Society accredited degree and a postgraduate qualification and be registered with the Health and Care Professionals (HCPC).
Year One Core Modules: Critical and Philosophical Issues in Psychology Brain and Behaviour Understanding Social Development Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology Thinking Psychologically at Bradford Optional modules: Applications of Professional Psychology Introduction to Psychology Peace and Violence: Theories, Cases and Challenges A Critical History of Crime and Punishment Introduction to Virtual Reality Year Two Core Modules: Cognitive Psychology Social Psychology Developmental Psychology Psychobiology and Neuroscience Further Research Methods in Psychology Optional modules: CBT and Positive Psychotherapy Legal and Moral Constructions of Crime and Criminal Behaviour Race and Ethnicity Augmented reality: Design, Principles and Practice Final Year Core modules: Research Project in Psychology Optional modules: Abnormal Psychology, Health and Intervention Advanced Issues in Child Development in Education Contexts Advanced Issues in Neuropsychology Forensic Psychology The Psychology of Health and Eating Psychological Life Skills and Employability University Elective
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This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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