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Ulster University

Social Psychology

UCAS Code: C880

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C-B,B,B

You may satisfy the requirement for the third listed A-level grade (eg BBC or BBB) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications recognised by the University.

Access Course (120 credits) with an average mark of 65% - 70%

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Profile to include Grade C or 4 or above in English.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

25-26

Minimum 25 points (to include minimum 12 at higher level) - 26 points (to include minimum 13 at higher level).

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H3,H3,H3,H3,H4-H3,H3,H3,H3,H3


Plus English Grade H6 or above (HL) or Grade 04 or above (Ordinary Level) if not sitting at Higher Level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM-DDM

Overall BTEC award profile DMM (to include 8 distinctions) - DDM (to include 9 distinctions).

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C,D-C,C,C

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C,C-B,B,B,C,C

UCAS Tariff

112-123

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

95%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Social psychology

BSc Hons Social Psychology: 3 years full-timeorBSc Hons Social Psychology with DPP/DIAS: 4 years full-time.This course is also available on a part time basis (up to six years duration).This course is undergoing academic revalidation during 2016/17, and course content/ modules are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the Course Director .

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
for the whole course
EU
£4,160
for the whole course
International
£13,240
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£4,160
for the whole course
Scotland
£9,000
for the whole course
Wales
£9,000
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Coleraine

Department:

Coleraine Campus

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

80%
med
Social psychology

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Psychology (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

87%
Staff make the subject interesting
92%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
63%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

81%
Library resources
81%
IT resources
88%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

90%
UK students
10%
International students
18%
Male students
82%
Female students
84%
2:1 or above
7%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Psychology

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£15,000
low
Average annual salary
90%
low
Employed or in further education
83%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

22%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
16%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
12%
Childcare and related personal services
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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This information is from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

You can use this to get an idea of who you might share a lecture with and how they progressed in this subject, here. It's also worth comparing typical A-level subjects and grades students achieved with the current course entry requirements; similarities or differences here could indicate how flexible (or not) a university might be.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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