What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
112-128 UCAS points at A2
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
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.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- 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
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
How does the brain control our behaviour? How do brain disorders affect us? What about drugsâ?Š? If you want to specialise in physiological psychology, this is the course for you. It will prepare you for a career working with people with a range of needs - neurodegenerative diseases, tumours, strokes, traumatic brain injuriesâ?Š For the first two years, youâ??ll study core areas of the British Psychological Societyâ??s curriculum on this accredited course, with a specialist techniques in biopsychology module in Year 2. In Year 3, youâ??ll develop your neuropsychological skills further by choosing from topic and project options including biological treatments in psychiatry, memory disorders and clinical neuropsychology.
Year 1: Methods and practice of psychological inquiry; introduction to developmental and social psychology; introduction to psychobiology and cognition; current topics in psychology 1; current topics in psychology 2; an introduction to evolutionary psychology; topics in forensic and criminal psychology; psychology of the media; mind games (topics in sport and exercise psychology). Year 2: Psychological research 1 (design and quantitative methods); psychological research 2 (qualitative methods); social and developmental psychology; cognitive and physiological psychology; individual differences; topics and techniques in neuroscience; health psychology; applying psychology; forensic psychology; sport psychology. Year 3: Neuropsychology project; neuropsychological disorders and techniques; brain, treatments and behaviour; violent and sexual offending or crime (impacts and consequences); theory and practice in sport psychology or psychology of diet and exercise; health psychology (theory and practice) or health promotion; applying psychology to the educational setting; interpersonal and organisational psychology; contemporary issues in social psychology; psychology placement module.
UCLan is a 'modern' university, created in 1992, but its roots go back to 1828 with the founding of the 'Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge'. There are 102 different nationalities represented among UCLan's international and domestic student body. At UCLan, we want to give students the advantage they need through teaching and support to achieve their ambitions.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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