Why study Philosophy with Applied Psychology?
Philosophy explores the big questions – Who are we? What is our place in the world? How should we live? What is reality? Philosophy approaches such questions through argument, vision and imagination.
Philosophy is different from other academic disciplines in that it teaches you not what to think, but how to think, challenging one's beliefs and assumptions about the world.
This degree combines the study of issues relevant to Psychology and the application of psychological evidence and theories to real world situations with a study of Philosophy, including ideas and debates within which the nature of the individual, religious belief, and the nature of truth can be examined.
We take an immersive approach to learning offering a diverse range of teaching approaches, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshop sessions.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
16 September 2019
Taking into account that student choices and requirements can differ radically, as well as ensuring a rounded knowledge of Philosophy and Applied Psychology generally, the scheme offers modules covering a wide range of topics and issues. Some of the areas of study include, for example, ethics, self and identity, knowledge and reality, equality, justice, existentialism, animal ethics, political philosophy, environmental issues, freedom, Buddhist philosophy, and the history of ideas. Options to study abroad may also be available. Other areas of study include cognition and the brain, behavioural studies, psychopathy and society, psychology and media, and culture and psychology.
** A range of modules in other disciplines is offered alongside your main subject modules. You could take modules in, for example, classics, English, creative writing or any of our other humanities subjects, whichever humanities degree-programme you choose.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following types of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take-home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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|Campus name||Lampeter Campus|
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.|
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|