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BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Suffolk
Three years full-time. Four and a half to nine years part-time.
Bachelor's degree
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11,790 GBP
University of Suffolk

Program description

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology course has been accredited by The British Psychological Society.

Psychology at the University of Suffolk explores and examines the interaction between mind and behavior, the nature of the unconscious, the functioning of memory, individual behavior in social situations, prejudice and altruism. This equips students with a thorough grounding in each of the major fields: social psychology; developmental psychology; biological psychology; and cognitive psychology.

Admission requirements

International Requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

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Program content

Year 1

  • Foundations of Biological and Cognitive Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Foundations of Social and Developmental Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Everyday Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Social Science Research Skills (Mandatory)
  • Diverse Patterns of Development (Optional)
  • Theoretical Perspectives on Child Development (Optional)
  • Migration and Ethnicity (Requisite)

Year 2

  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Social and Developmental Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Psychological Aspects of Health and Wellbeing (Requisite)
  • Psychology of Belief (Optional)
  • Experimental Design and Analysis (Mandatory)
  • Questionnaire Design and Analysis (Mandatory)
  • Qualitative Research Design and Analysis (Mandatory)
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Design and Analysis (Mandatory)
  • Psychology and Crime (Optional)

Year 3

  • Abnormal Psychology (Mandatory)
  • Individual Differences (Mandatory)
  • Applied Sports Psychology (Optional)
  • Forensic Psychology (Optional)
  • Psychology Project (Mandatory)
  • Psychology of Substance Use

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • International tuition fee: £11,790 p.a.

Continuing studies

  • The most recent figures available from the Higher Education Statistics
  • Agency(HESA) reveal that 85% of Psychology graduates in 2014/15 found employment within six months of graduation.
  • Around 60% of graduate jobs are open to graduates of any discipline and
  • Psychology graduates are well equipped with the advanced skills and confidence to thrive in a variety of occupations
  • Psychology graduates are good at problem solving, have good analytical and research skills, and have excellent information and data management skills
  • Employability is taken very seriously at University of Suffolk and employers are directly involved in a number of taught and additional sessions over the course of the degree
  • Excellent links with Suffolk Constabulary, local magistrates, the Crown
  • Prosecution Service and the probation service
  • Quite a number of our graduates also go on to pursue further qualifications at masters and doctoral levels
  • Online and face to face resources and advice are available from the University
  • Careers and Employability Service for all University of Suffolk students

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University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a transformational university. Being one of the newest in the UK, the University of Suffolk is not restricted by tradition and embraces change, to produce graduates who can easily adapt to a changing world. Taking...

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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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