B.Sc. Psychology

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP11200 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| London, United Kingdom
Students from the University of Greenwich are introduced to the core areas of Psychology, as well as receiving a strong grounding in psychological research methods. This component focuses on learning about how psychological research is conducted, analysed and reported through a series of guided-learning exercises, culminating in an independent research project in the final year.

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Psychology seeks to understand mind and behaviour through experimentation, observation and measurement. This includes the study of perception, attention, memory and emotion in adults and children; the socio-psychological processes that shape our relationships with each other and society; the development of language, behaviour, personality and thought in children; the biological processes that underpin behaviour; and the causes and treatment of abnormal behaviour.

Students are introduced to the core areas of psychology, as well as receiving a strong grounding in psychological research methods. This component focuses on learning about how psychological research is conducted, analysed and reported through a series of guided-learning exercises, culminating in an independent research project in the final year.

The degree from the University of Greenwich is accredited by the British Psychological Society and confers eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). GBC is necessary if a student is interested in becoming a chartered psychologist. To be eligible for GBD. students must achieve at least a lower second class honours degree and must also pass the independent research project.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To gain an understanding of brain, behaviour and experience, and of their complex interactions
  • To develop the ability to critically evaluate theory and research findings, and apply them to life and employment situations
  • To understand historical and conceptual issues surrounding approaches, methods and paradigms in psychology and their relevance to lifelong learning.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP11200 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Credits 360
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 72 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Research Methods in Psychology 1 (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Psychology (30 credits)
  • Academic and Personal Development (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Introduction to Applied Psychology (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Counselling (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Brain, Behaviour and Cognition (30 credits)
  • Research Methods in Psychology 2 (30 credits)
  • Developmental and Social Psychology (30 credits)
  • Individual Differences and Abnormal Psychology (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Psychology Project (45 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Social Psychology 3: Current Social Issues (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Health Psychology (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Educational Psychology (15 credits)
  • Psychology and Neuroscience: Trends and Issues (15 credits)
  • Positive Psychology (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Organisational Psychology (15 credits)
  • Investigative Forensic Psychology (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Psychology of Sport (15 credits)
  • Advanced Statistical Methods (Level 6) (15 credits)
  • Adult Development and Mental Health (15 credits)
  • Applied Clinical Neuropsychology (15 credits)
  • Social Forensic Psychology (15 credits)
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology (15 credits)
  • Evolutionary Psychology (15 credits)
  • Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (15 credits)

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

  • 320 UCAS tariff points FROM a minimum of two subjects at A-level (up to 40 UCAS points can be from AS-level, if AS-level in different subject to A-Levels) OR a BTEC National Diploma PLUS a minimum of three GCSEs at grade C or above (including English language plus mathematics or a science subject), or equivalent
  • OR an approved Access to Higher Education Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits, 45 of which must be at level 3. At least 30 of the level 3 credits must be at Distinction level and the remaining 15 level 3 credits at Merit level PLUS GCSE English Language and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed 13 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

In order to be eligible for the GBC, students must achieve at least a lower second class honours degree and must also pass the empirical project.

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