What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
120 Tariff points from 3 A levels.
Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
17 points from Higher Level subjects. 4 points from Standard Level English and Mathematics (if not passed at GCSE grade C or above).
120 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers97%
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
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
The scientific study of mind and behaviour. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? This course is concerned with understanding the thoughts, feelings and motivations that underpin behaviour. Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) which provides eligibility for graduate membership of the BPS and the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership – the first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE You will benefit from our range of modern, high quality facilities. Monitor behaviour using our eye-tracking equipment or test minority influencing scenarios in our Observation Suite. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is suited to those interested in working with high calibre research academics in putting your investigative techniques to the test, gaining real life experience within the field of forensic psychology. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You will gain real life experience whilst undertaking a work placement and practical investigations. This will prepare you for your future with much sought-after work-relevant abilities. AFTER THE COURSE Graduates have gone on to get involved in teaching, health-associated professions, social welfare, police work, research and marketing.
In the first year you take a broad-based approach to core aspects of psychological theory and research. In your second year you will continue to build on your knowledge, including a greater in-depth approach to the different psychological disciplines. In the final year you can begin to develop more specialist areas of knowledge and undertake a large scale research project of your choosing.
Portsmouth is a vibrant waterfront city on the south coast with a rich maritime history. A flat and compact city, Portsmouth is easy to get around on foot or by bike and most University buildings are located in the centre. There is always plenty going on, whether in the bustle of the city centre or in the fresh air and open spaces of the seafront and the common.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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