Psychology Courses in the UK
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology studies the human mind and behaviour and seeks to understand and explain thought and emotion. Most Psychology programmes seek to give the student a broad background in practical applications, experimental methodology, information technology and theory construction. Psychology modules include research, statistic methods and brain behaviour, as well as looking at different branches of psychology such as criminal, educational, applied, law, management and forensic.
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There are two different types of undergraduate Psychology degree; the Bachelor of Arts which focuses on liberal arts and education, and Bachelor of Science which looks at science and mathematics.
Careers in Psychology
Psychology graduates move into a wide variety of public and private sector roles including human resources, social work, mental health care, psychotherapy, advertising, marketing and teaching.
Psychology Entry Requirements
- Undergraduate Entry Requirements
- Successful completion of minimum one year's Bachelor’s from a recognized university with a minimum 65%.
- Postgraduate Entry Requirements
- Applicants with a four-year undergraduate degree (for example, BA/BSC Hons) can apply for direct entry onto a postgraduate course.
- 2:2 Honors Degree or Above
- 4 year BA/BSc with min 2.5 GPA or MA/MSc 2nd Division (min 62.5% following a 2 year BA/BSc).
- 2:1 honors degree or above
- 4 year BA/BSc with min 3.0 GPA or MA/MSc 1st Division (above 75% following a 2 year BA/BSc)
- 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and speaking
Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university. If you are interested in learning more about Entry Requirements, arrange your free consultation today.
Where can I study Psychology in the UK?
To learn more about the best Psychology courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Psychology universities in the Guardian University Guide 2019 below:
|1||University of St Andrews||St Andrews, Scotland|
|2||University of Bath||Bath, England|
|3||University of Cambridge||Cambridge, England|
|4||University of Oxford||Oxford, England|
|5||University College London||London, England|
|6||University of Durham||Durham, England|
|7||Cardiff University||Cardiff, Wales|
|8||University of Buckingham||Buckingham, England|
|9||Loughborough University||Loughborough, England|
|10||Nottingham Trent University||Nottingham, England|
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