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Want to understand the human mind, behaviour and motivation? Our Psychology with Foundation degree offers you the chance to learn in a supportive environment with excellent teaching and laboratory facilities. Our experienced and highly qualified staff will guide and support you, providing a focus on employability throughout your studies.
Bolton was one of the first institutions in the UK to offer a degree in this exciting subject and studying in our well-respected, vibrant learning and research culture offers you an excellent start to your career. Whilst working towards a BSc (Hons) in Psychology with Foundation here at the University of Bolton, you’ll have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of the subject in terms of the science and theories of psychology, and their application in everyday life.
The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of psychology, social sciences and research methods alongside study skills development. It is designed to prepare you for degree level study.
With this preparation, you’ll be ready to build and deepen your understanding of the science of psychology through our range of core modules. You’ll also have the option to choose specialised modules according to your areas of interest, or that relate to a particular career path you wish to follow after graduation.
As a psychology graduate you may use your qualification as the basis for a career as a professional psychologist or to enter a wide range of other careers.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
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.
|Campus name||University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||
Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics.
To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications:
You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://courses.bolton.ac.uk/course/PSY001-F-UOB-FX/2019-20/
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).|
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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