Applied Psychology BSc (Hons)

This exciting, British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited sandwich course provides theory and practical experience as you develop an appreciation of the difference psychology can make to people’s lives.

Gain a grounding in the major areas and current issues in psychology in the first two years of study, followed by a one-year work placement in year 3, and further specialist units and a dissertation in the final year.

Students will spend their placement year working for organisations that apply psychological knowledge in a professional setting. Those may include clinics treating adult or child mental health problems such as eating disorders, the prison service, the police, student academic and mental health support units, organisational and management consultants, or academic Psychology departments.

Develop your practical skills, including listening and communication, support and advice provision, and become familiar with and able to identify psychological disorders.

BSc (Hons) Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
C810 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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