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BSc in Psychology (with integrated year in industry) (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Psychology

Course Description

Psychology - the study of the mind and behaviour - is a diverse and dynamic topic. Our Psychology degree with an integrated year in industry is designed to develop and shape your understanding of psychology whilst also providing you with the skills and work-based knowledge that employers are looking for.

This enhanced degree programme, which is accredited by the BPS is designed to develop and shape your understanding and provide you with skills that will enable you to quickly find employment after graduation or continue on to further study. You will work and engage with lecturers who use their significant experience, and their own research to create an inspiring learning environment in which you can develop your own thinking in a safe and supportive department.

The department has outstanding teaching and research facilities dedicated to your course. The laboratories and dedicated research spaces provide you with a diverse array of facilities and equipment with which to explore. These resources allow you to develop your interests and engage creative problem-solving techniques as you progress towards your graduation.

Psychology - the study of the mind and behaviour - is a diverse and dynamic topic. Our Psychology degree with an integrated year in industry is designed to develop and shape your understanding of psychology whilst also providing you with the skills and work-based knowledge that employers are looking for. This enhanced degree programme, which is...

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Course Content

Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and the structure of our degree and how you are taught reflects this. Our ethos is to teach in a way which enables you to develop conceptual and theoretical knowledge that you are able to apply to solve problems in real world scenarios. To support you in this, your British Psychological Society accredited degree is built around essential core topics in psychology, which serve as the basis for the varied and specialised option modules we offer in the second and third year.

During your first year, you will:

  • Begin to transform yourself into a Psychologist, by developing core knowledge in areas such as social and individual behaviour, Brain and cognition and historical issues in psychology
  • Start to develop a wide range of skills by using methods and techniques that will enable you to investigate psychological phenomena.

In your third year you will undertake your work experience in an industry that is relevant to this degree BSc Psychology.

In your second and fourth years, you will:

  • Shape your degree by choosing from our distinctive range of optional modules. This will give you the opportunity to create your own personalised path through your degree
  • Apply skills learnt throughout your degree by constructing your own research dissertation, built around your personal ideas and interests within a psychological context.

Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and the structure of our degree and how you are taught reflects this. Our ethos is to teach in a way which enables you to develop conceptual and theoretical knowledge that you are able to apply to solve problems in real world scenarios. To support you in this, your British Psychological Society accredited degree is built around essential core topics in...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120

A Levels BBB-CCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-26

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 A Levels BBB-CCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-26 European Baccalaureate:

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