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Psychology

Northumbria University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 4 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Interested in the study of people and their behaviour? Want to find out more about the workings of the human mind? Whether you’re looking for a specialist area of psychology or prefer to follow a general route, Northumbria University’s BSc in Psychology could be the undergraduate course for you.

You will have the option to tailor your degree through option choice and leave with one of Northumbria University’s specialist awards or choose to follow the more general BSc (Hons) Psychology degree course.

Depending upon which route you choose to take, the following awards are potential outcomes of this course:  

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Health Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Business Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Forensic Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Experimental Psychology)

Northumbria University’s psychology course is taught by experienced, approachable research-active staff who take an innovative approach to learning, you will develop an understanding of the theories behind the ways we think and behave, examining a wide range of psychology disciplines including; cognitive psychology, psychobiology, developmental and social psychology.

Lab sessions give you valuable hands-on practical experience and you’ll have access to state-of-the art facilities including the Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre.

The work placement and your final year research project will develop your personal and professional skills, and graduates will be eligible to apply for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society.

Interested in the study of people and their behaviour? Want to find out more about the workings of the human mind? Whether you’re looking for a specialist area of psychology or prefer to follow a general route, Northumbria University’s BSc in Psychology could be the undergraduate course for you. You will have the option to tailor your degree through option choice and...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Newcastle City Campus

Full Time, 4 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

Standard Entry

128 UCAS Tariff points
From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate

Find out how many points your qualifications are worth using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Subject Requirements:
There are no specific subject requirements for this course

GCSE Requirements:
Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.

Additional Requirements:
There are no additional requirements for this course

International Qualifications:
We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Standard Entry 128 UCAS Tariff points From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate Find out how many points your qualifications are worth using the UCAS Tariff...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
89%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
89% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
83% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
86% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
82% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
79% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
77% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
72% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
82% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
75% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
80% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
64% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
84% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
80% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
74% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
76% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
83% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
81% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
93% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
93% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
90% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
57% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
85% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
89% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
77% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
56% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
66% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points96

  • Employment Rate91%

  • Average Graduate Salary£17000

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