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The Department of Psychology is one of the United Kingdom’s leading teaching and research establishments. We offer outstanding opportunities for study, and our BSc Psychology programme is of the highest quality. We are a research-intensive department where students are taught by researchers of international repute in well-equipped and attractive facilities. Our Psychology BSc degree course is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society, and so our students are eligible for the graduate basis for registration needed for a wide range of high level careers in psychology after graduation.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Science or Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade A is essential
Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to pass
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||
We consider a range of BTEC qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.
A Level in a Science or Mathematics subject (or equivalent) at grade A is essential. We may also consider relevant units in your BTEC as A Level Science / Mathematics equivalent.
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 39 credits
M: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 39 credits at Distinction including at least 15 credits in Science-related units and 6 credits at Merit or higher|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAA||Only acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Advanced Highers|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3||Cambridge Pre-U Science or Mathematics is essential.|
|Extended Project||A||We recognise the value of this qualification and for this programme you will be eligible for a reduced offer of one grade below the typical offer, where an EPQ is taken alongside 3 A Levels or equivalent and you achieve a mark of grade A or higher|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||With 6 in Higher Level Science or Mathematics|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDD||
We consider a range of OCR qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.
A Level in Science or Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade A is essential. We may also consider relevant units in your OCR Cambridge Technical as A Level equivalent.
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||
Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers.
Advanced Higher Science or Mathematics is essential.
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||A||We will consider this qualification alongside or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications, as equivalent to one A Level.|
We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. If your qualification or combination of qualifications is not listed here please visit our website for further information: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/applying/entry/
Although we do not typically hold interviews for this course, mature candidates and those with special circumstances and/or qualifications may be invited to attend an interview.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/bsc-psychology/
Additional entry requirements
GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade B/5
English language requirements
Undergraduate English Language requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|