AECC University College

Psychology AECC University College Degree level: Undergraduate

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Psychology is the science of the mind, behaviour, experiences and relationships. The importance of psychological expertise is recognised across all walks of life and aspects of human functioning. A core focus of this course is on developing graduates who have the ability to interpret and apply a broad range of relevant theory and scientific evidence to understand the complex interactions that take place in the mind and between people. Students will explore a diverse range of psychological disciplines including cognitive, behavioural and ecological approaches; and also gain experience in emerging areas including cyberpsychology and cognitive neuroscience.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 - Introduction to Psychology Research Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, Applying Psychology, Conceptual and Historical Perspectives, Introduction to Learning, Cyberpsychology.
Year 2 - Advanced Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Biological Psychology, Applied Psychological Skills.
Year 3 - Dissertation, Individual Differences.
Optional Units - Working with Teams, Cognitive Neuroscience, Educational Psychology, Advanced Developmental Psychology, Contemporary Issues in Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Cognition and Emotion, Rehabilitating the Brain, Clinical Psychology, Positive Psychology


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C800
Institution code A65
Campus name AECC University College
Campus code -

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)
A level BBB to include Psychology. General Studies will not be considered.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM in a relevant subject
Access to HE Diploma Grades will need to total 120 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject
Scottish Higher BBBBBB to include Psychology
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points to include Psychology to Higher Level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 to include Psychology


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section
TOEFL (iBT) 79.0 with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,523 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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AECC University College
Parkwood Campus
Parkwood Road
Bournemouth
BH5 2DF


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01202 436200

Fax: 01202 436312