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BA/BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

University of Worcester
3 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Worcester
English
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Program description

BA/BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology

This Joint Honours course will allow you to explore the external and internal forces that shape individuals and their behaviour within society.

Studying Sociology offers critical perspectives on contemporary society including its structures, rules and the current social crisis.

Psychology at Worcester offers opportunities to study many facets of the human psyche including: forensic or clinical psychology, counselling or business psychology.

Admission requirements

112 UCAS Tariff points

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Investigating Psychology
  • Applying Sociology
  • Approaching the Crisis: 21st Century Sociology

Optional

  • Applied Psychology 1: Performance, Health and Wellbeing
  • Applied Psychology 2: Forensic and Therapeutic Settings

Year 2

  • Pathways in Sociology

Optional

  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Biological Approaches
  • The Individual and the Social World
  • Research Skills in Psychology
  • Psychology in the Real World
  • Evolution and Human Behaviour
  • Sociology Research Design & Methods
  • Sociological Research: the Research Proposal
  • Constructions of Crime: Media Representations and Policy Debates
  • Work Project Module
  • Housing and Homelessness in the Country and the City
  • 'Race' and Ethnicity in Contemporary Britain
  • Digital Society
  • People, Environment, and Social Change

Year 3

  • Dissertation or Psychology Research Project

Optional

  • Business Psychology
  • Coaching Psychology
  • Counselling Skills in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Living with Long Term Conditions
  • Social Cognition & Emotion
  • Understanding Trauma & Violence
  • Negotiated Topics in Psychology
  • Work Project Module
  • Pornography and Modern Culture
  • History of Sexuality
  • Body & Society
  • Extension Module
  • 'Race', Ethnicity and Education
  • Education and The Sociological Imagination
  • Constructing Emotions: Social / Political Perspectives
  • Capitalism and Globalisation
  • Rural Sociology and Changing Communities

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

UK/EU students

  • Tuition fee for full-time: £9,250 per year.
  • Tuition fees for part-time: £1,156 per 15-credit module, £1,542 per 20 credit module, £2,313 per 30-credit module, £3,083 per 40-credit module, £3,469 per 45-credit module and £4,625 per 60 credit module.

International students

  • Tuition fee for full-time: £13,100 per year.

Career opportunities

A degree with Psychology is highly favoured by employers, giving you an excellent advantage in the job market. Previous graduates have gone into roles as diverse as management, human resources, teaching, healthcare or art therapy. During your studies with us you will learn and develop a broad range of transferable skills. An important part of this learning process is the ability to reflect upon your own experiences; an aspect of practice engaged in by all professional psychologists.

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University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is a public campus based university located in the charming city of Worcester - where lively city culture and idyllic rural beauty combine to offer the best of both worlds. The University of...


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University of Worcester

University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ Worcester
United Kingdom

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www.worcester.ac.uk

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