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University Centre South Devon

Psychology with Sociology

UCAS Code: CL83

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


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About this course


Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

This Foundation Degree provides you with the opportunity to investigate the interaction between psychological and sociological influences on human behaviour, exploring the cause of behaviours and actions within a wider cultural context.

The psychology component of this course will consider all aspects of human behaviour, analysing the thoughts, feelings and motivations that drive such actions. Simultaneously, your sociological studies will examine the changing nature of contemporary society, and how this impacts an individual. The relationship between the two areas will be discussed, with each impacting the other in significant and interesting ways.

Studying these two subjects alongside one another will introduce you to an entirely new way of thinking and analysing human behaviour and the impact of social contexts, recognising social and psychological diversity and its effect on the lives of both individuals and groups.

The course will prepare you for professional practice in a number of fields, offering you a diverse array of employment opportunities upon completion. To work as a qualified psychologist you will need to undertake postgraduate study, which the College can help advise you on.

Assessment methods

Year One Modules

Social, developmental, clinical and learning psychology
Cognitive and physiological psychology
Sociological imaginations
Sociology of social transformation and cultural change
Applying psychological and sociological theory to problems
Developing graduate skills
Research methods

Tuition fees

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England
£8,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,400
per year
Scotland
£8,400
per year
Wales
£8,400
per year

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Course location:

University Centre South Devon

Department:

Science

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