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BSc (Hons)Psychology

University of South Wales
United Kingdom, Cardiff / Pontypridd
Tuition fee £11,900 per year
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Studying psychology gives you the opportunity to find out about human development at all stages of life and in a range of different settings.

You will acquire knowledge about core areas of psychology, the ways that psychology can be applied, and skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods. By the end of the course you will have successfully completed an independent project in an area of psychology under the supervision of a member of staff.

At the University of South Wales, the focus is on how psychology can be applied and we actively encourage students to get involved in research and placement activity.

The BSc (Hons) Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and covers content for all seven of the Society’s required areas of psychology. Additionally you will have the opportunity to choose from an exciting range of optional modules in your final year, many covering applied areas such as health psychology, occupational psychology and forensic psychology.

The course also offers students the opportunity to develop transferable skills in research and placement activity as well as benefiting from access to staff engaged at the cutting edge of applied research and a Psychology clinic facility providing intervention and services to the wider community.

Programme structure

The first two years of your study will be focused on coverage of psychology core areas as required by the British Psychological Society for accreditation. You will take three 40 credit compulsory modules in each of your first and second years. In your final year, you will take a compulsory 40 credit dissertation plus four 20 credit optional modules.

Career opportunities

A range of career options are available to you following completion of this degree. You could continue to further study and training in one of the applied psychology areas identified by the British Psychological Society.

However, not all Psychology graduates end practising as psychologists; some end up as teachers, some undertake social work training while others find careers in Human Resources, police and probation services, counselling or even academic careers.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States