What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
CCC including English and 1 Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Human Biology, Maths or Physics) plus GCSE English and Maths at C or above if not already at A level. English and Any Science subject.
BBBC including English and 1 Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Human Biology, Maths, Physics or Health and Food Technology) plus English and Maths at standard grade 3 or above, Intermediate 2 or national 4 if not already at Higher.
24 points to include 2 higher subjects at 4 points
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers78%
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
Year 1: 2 modules in Psychology and 4 science modules selected from biology; chemistry; mathematics; physics and earth science according to previous qualifications and preference; psychology modules introduce psychological research and cover individual differences, learning and cognitive processes; 2 further modules: Computing; word-processing and presentation. Year 2: Four modules cover social science methods; social psychology and developmental psychology; 4 modules in subjects of students choice determined by previous years of study. Year 3: Developmental psychology; social psychology and the biolgoical basis of behaviour are covered; modules: Perception; methods and methodology; 2 elective modules offered: Psychology or science options. Year 4 (Honours): Core studies in psychology: Memory and attention; language and thinking, individual differences and science in psychology: Dissertation on a specialised topic; 2 elective modules: Psychology or science options.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
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