University Centre Grimsby

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Psychology

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Course summary

BSc (Hons) Psychology aims to produce a scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and of the complex interactions between these. Psychology aims to deliver and credit students with the diverse knowledge and range of skills that make them highly employable across a range of professions that offer real prospects. BSc Psychology aims to deliver skills employers value, the ability to understand and work with statistics and to design and conduct research, effective communication and the ability to work productively in teams. BSc Psychology will allow the student to progress onto master’s programmes, not only in psychology but in other subject areas. Psychology graduates for example, can move into careers in Management, Finance, Social Work, Probation, Prison Services, Health Promotion, Neuroscience, Advertising, Counselling, Education, Health Professions, and Human Resources. They also have the option to progress in professional areas of psychology such as Forensic Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Sports Psychology and Health Psychology. Psychology is a broad subject area, and can operate as a 'hub' subject, contributing to many of the big questions and challenges facing society. Whatever the particular topic of study, and wherever the origins of its methods, Psychology attempts to analyse and explain behaviour in a systematic, reproducible way. There is a strong relationship between theory and empirical data, the results of which may find their expression in applications to education, health, industry/commerce and other situations. To summarise, Psychology is a discipline concerning experience, thought and behaviour that is of immense range and depth. It has evolved its own methodologies from those found in cognate areas. A degree in Psychology implies an understanding of historical and contemporary psychological research alongside an appreciation of current and previous theoretical efforts to integrate and interpret empirical findings. A particular strength of training in Psychology is the acquisition of critical thinking skills, which are developed within a context of rigorous empirical methodology. Psychology can enable other subjects to converge on shared solutions.   The degree follows the recommended curriculum of the British Psychological Society (BPS) but does not offer Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC); this would need to be achieved by undertaking a conversion programme at Masters level.  This course is primarily designed for face-to-face learning, with attendance during lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses, or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the campus is closed, TEC Partnership will deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted, with some lessons taking place in small groups and others using online sessions and support.

Course details

Modules

Level 4 Compulsory modules Introduction to Psychology Study Skills Research Methods 1 Memory & Perception Brain & Behaviour Individual differences Level 5 Compulsory modules Anomalous Psychology Cognitive Psychology Social Psychology Research Methods 2 History of Mental Health & Well-being Developmental Psychology Level 6 Compulsory modules Dissertation Mental Health & Psychopathology Choose either: Environmental Psychology – Placement Wellbeing in the Workplace – Placement Optional modules Economic Psychology Health Psychology Sports & Exercise Psychology Developmental Psychology 2 Cyberpsychology Nutrition & the Psychology of Eating Behaviour Addiction Forensic Psychology Cognitive Neuropsychology

Assessment method

This programme will offer a range of assessment methods to provide students with the opportunity to extend their practical and academic skills, these include: Essays, Exams, Presentations (Individual & Group), Posters, Reports, Research, Articles, Documentary, Workbooks, Psychological Skills Training Package.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C810
Institution code:
G80
Campus name:
University Centre Grimsby
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

TEC Partnership recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact TEC Partnership's HE Admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A ‘standard’ offer for the degree will be 80 points at ‘A’ Level, or equivalent or an Access to Higher Education Diploma (60 credits with minimum of 45 at level 3) and GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above. TEC Partnership will also encourage applications from mature students who lack Institutional qualifications. All such mature applicants will be interviewed, set an appropriate piece of work and a judgement made taking into account their academic potential and relevant experience. Those students wishing to enter through advanced standing may do so through the APCL and APEL process.


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8500 Year 1
EU £10500 Year 1
Channel Islands £8500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
International £10500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Accommodation costs are £85-105. Students will have the opportunity to by SPSS software for use whilst studying on this degree programme, and this normally costs £1.00. DBS is required at Level 6 (for those studying optional placement modules)
Psychology at University Centre Grimsby - UCAS