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Main entry requirements
AAB or ABB with a relevant EPQ A level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship are not accepted
Check with the Department for acceptable subjects
136 UCAS tariff points from 3 A levels or 3 A levels and 1 EPQ
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers55%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
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- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Psychology is the understanding of human behaviour through the scientific study of the mind and brain: what stimulates us, how we learn to perceive and understand the world, how we communicate and interact socially, how we behave and misbehave and how we can sometimes make mistakes. The BSc (Hons) Psychology at City encourages analytical and critical thinking, the careful appraisal of evidence and the application of a wide range of technical and professional skills. City's Psychology BSc course is BPS-accredited and ranked 2nd in London by The Guardian University Guide 2017. The BSc (Hons) Psychology at City is an excellent introduction to many careers. Graduates have found that the keys skills learnt have found them roles in schools, charities, the NHS and the Crown Prosecution Service. The BSc (Hons) Psychology at City is accredited by the BPS and comprises the first stage of qualifying as a Chartered Psychologist. It also provides the necessary first degree qualification for further education on BPS-accredited Masters and Doctoral level courses. In addition to the BSc Psychology degree we provide the opportunity for you to graduate with a BPS accredited BSc Psychology degree in a specialised area of Psychology. All students that enter our BSc Psychology route and can apply to specialise in one of 4 pathways, or continue with their BSc Psychology degree. Specialisms include: BSc Psychology with Counselling and Health Psychology, BSc Psychology with Organisational Psychology and Behavioural Economics, BSc Psychology with Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience and BSc Psychology with Child Development, You can make this choice at the end of your 2nd year.
The first year covers the main areas of psychology: cognition, development, biology and the history of psychological theories. In addition, a specialist module focuses on the training and skills needed to pursue a degree and a career as a professional psychologist. First year core modules include: Biological approaches to mind and behaviour, Cognitive approaches to mind and behaviour, History and theory of psychology, Lifespan psychology, Professional and academic development for psychologists, Research design and analysis (laboratory methods) and Research design and analysis (quantitative methods). The second year advances knowledge of core subjects in psychology to meet the requirements for British Psychological Society accreditation. Second year core modules include: Biological psychology, Cognitive Psychology 1, Cognitive Psychology 2, Developmental psychology, Personality and differential psychology, Research methods in psychology and Social psychology. Final year students conduct their own empirical research project and select six specialist modules from a wide range of modules led by expert academic staff and practitioners.
Ranked first in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2017), in the top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017) and among the top four per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015), City is a leading global institution located in the heart of London committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.
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