French With Psychology (4 years)
This single honours course is based on the same principles as single honours French, but allow you to include a substantial proportion of study in Psychology. French is the major subject which counts for two-thirds of your degree, and Psychology is the minor subject which counts for the remaining third.
This psychology degree course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).
This ‘pure psychology’ course will allow you to gain a scientific understanding of the basic processes by which we learn, think, feel and adapt to our social conditions.
The course covers the investigation of behaviour from infancy to old age, and deals with the biological, social and individual factors that affect human psychology. This course offers you the widest possible choice of modules, which enables you to tailor your study as your interests develop.
The first year of the course is designed to provide a broad introduction to the study of psychology. It is designed to provide a thorough grounding in the subject for those with no psychology background while allowing those who have already studied Psychology to increase the breadth and depth of their understanding. The second year continues on the same basis, enabling graduates to cover all the core topics required for the BPS Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. Year three completes your BSc with a major research project and an in-depth study of at least four topics selected from the full range of modules that are currently available.
Eligible students may choose to study for a 4th year graduating with an MSci degree that involves completing an advanced research project and a postgraduate-level research methods module, along with the study of three postgraduate-level topics selected from a range of modules that are currently available.
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For 2020 entry:
Typical offer is based on a minimum 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:
- A Levels (including grade C or above in French)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H5 in French)
- BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM**
- City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis**
- Access: Pass**
- Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted. International school leaving qualifications
International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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You will have 3-4 hours of language classes each week plus classes in your other chosen modules. Tuition is mainly in small groups and there are few formal lectures.
Assessment involves coursework and written and oral examinations. You will also complete a dissertation as part of your degree.
For more information about specific modules, please visit the university website
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.
Employability and Modern Languages and Cultures degrees
Studying Modern Languages opens the door to a wide variety of careers. Many Bangor Modern Languages graduates have, of course, gone into teaching and translating, but just as many have embarked upon successful careers in the civil service, business and commerce, industry and the media. The skills you learn whilst studying languages – cultural awareness, communication, accuracy, planning and logical analysis – are valued highly by employers from all sectors of the economy.
Employability and the School of Psychology
As a graduate with a good degree in psychology from Bangor, a variety of careers will be open to you. There are careers for which a psychology degree is essential, and careers for which psychology provides a useful base. In addition, there are careers open to graduates and postgraduates from any discipline. These include, for example, careers in management training, accountancy, teaching, nursing, social work, the police and the armed forces. However, employers are usually looking for general or transferable skills, and a psychology degree arguably provides a unique combination of these.
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