Our Psychology course has research at its heart, a vibrant community of staff and students who are passionate about the subject, and course content designed with your future career in mind.
KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:
RANKINGS: Psychology at Derby is ranked fourth in the UK for satisfaction with teaching and eighth for satisfaction with feedback, Guardian University Guide 2019.
ACCREDITATION: This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and so provided you meet their criteria, you will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.
EXCELLENT TEACHING: Our teaching quality is ranked sixth out of 109 institutions according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018.
NETWORK IN INDUSTRY: Studying this course with the ‘Industrial Placement Year’ gives you the opportunity to enhance your practical skills by putting theory into practice, network in your industry and stand-out in the graduate job market. The placement year takes place in your third year, once completed, you would return to University to complete your final year studies.
IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE: We will introduce you to contemporary research into the social, developmental, cognitive and biological dimensions of behaviour. As part of your studies, you’ll look at the applications of psychology in a wide range of areas – from understanding the nature and causes of mental illness to investigating decision-making in real life situations.
TAILORED TO YOU: There are plenty of opportunities to tailor your studies to match your personal interests and career aspirations through our wide selection of optional modules.
RESEARCH-INFORMED TEACHING: Our course is research-led, which means you'll be taught by expert staff who are conducting influential studies into the specific areas of psychology you'll study. You'll also benefit from guest lectures by world-class researchers.
WHAT YOU'LL COVER:
HOW YOU'RE ASSESSED:
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
Full-time with year in industry
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||128 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|