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Main entry requirements
Excluding General Studies Any Science subject at Grade B required
Science grade B required
Science grade B required
A level grade B in a science subject. Applicants studying one of the following BTEC Extended Diplomas will be considered without GCE AL requirement, Sport and Exercise Science; Sport Science, Applied Science; Pharmaceutical Science . Applicants offering one of the above BTEC Extended Diplomas in lieu of the GCE A’ Level Science will also be required to have a grade B in GCSE English Languages, Mathematics and Science.
Applicants will be considered with IB 36-34 OR 666 or 665 in three Higher Level subjects. All applicants will be required to have Grade 5 in HL Science.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136-159 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers87%
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 support£9,250
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
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Our BSc Psychology programme is a stimulating, flexible and contemporary programme that provides you with an excellent foundation in key areas of psychology – developmental, cognitive, biological, social, clinical and personality – together with research methods and data analysis. With a strong reputation for intellectual rigour, academic excellence and practical value, the programme is designed to ensure it is relevant to the needs of a career in psychology. Our world-class teaching is inspired and underpinned by cutting edge research. Through working with our outstanding academics and postgraduate students you will be given the opportunity to explore and help strengthen some of the key research fields in which we specialise, such as social and organisational psychology, psychopathology, human cognition, cognitive neuroscience, and animal behaviour. You will benefit from state-of-the-art learning, teaching and research facilities including the Mood Disorders Centre. Specialist facilities comprise equipment for the measurement of eye movements and for the recording and modification of brain activity; labs for interviewing brain-damaged and depressed patients; labs for studying animal learning, cognition and evolution; and labs for studying cognitive and social psychology. This broad and flexible programme allows you to explore your interests in more depth as they develop through a wide range of optional modules. Your first year will allow you to develop an excellent foundation in the core principles of psychology, before you can build on your strengths and interests to carry out more specialist research and study in the second and third years. In addition, you will benefit from Psychology’s diverse range of multi-disciplinary research collaborations with colleagues in other areas of the University, such as those based in the Exeter Medical School, the Business School and the Law School. Our BSc Psychology degree provides a fantastic platform, whatever your future career path. It leads to a variety of employment and further study opportunities in a wide spectrum of subject -related areas, as well as valuable academic, personal and professional skills that can be utilised in a variety of sectors, including education, health, business and the media. BPS accreditation This programme provides British Psychological Society (BPS) accreditation. BPS accreditation confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, provided the minimum standard of a Lower Second Class Honours is achieved. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.
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