What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
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 offers90%
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£9,000
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
At its heart psychology is about understanding people; studying psychology at York St John is to study the human condition, to attempt to understand human behaviours and experiences and to use that understanding to try and predict future behaviours and experiences. Our degree programmes are designed to provide a sound, core knowledge of psychology and how it applies to many aspects of the human condition such as child development, crime, education, mental health or the behaviour of groups of people. The different degree programmes explained here accommodate the needs of a variety of students and their career aspirations.
Level 1: Biology & cognition; theoretical perspectives; managing & reflecting on learning in psychology; personality & intelligence; sensation & perception; statistics; research methods. Level 2: Social psychology; child development; biology & cognition 2; psychology of work; advanced statistics; language & thought; critical thinking. Level 3: Conceptual & historical issues; cognitive neuropsychology, dissertation; students also choose any 2 of the following: clinical psychology; psychology of creativity; psychology & crime; development across the lifespan; critical social psychology; developmental disorders.
As a student at York St John you will have the opportunity to live and study in our amazing city. Our campus is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster. York St John was originally founded in 1841 as a teacher training college these days, we have invested over 75 million to make sure we have cutting edge facilities for you to benefit from.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||22%||23%||14%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?