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UCAS CODE: C800

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and how it shapes and influences our behaviour. On this course, we explore human behaviour using sound scientific methodology – observation, measurement, and testing – to understand how and why people function in the way they do.Gaining a professionally accredited psychology degree is an essential first step to a career as a psychologist or to move on to postgraduate study. Our graduates thrive in careers where an understanding of societal issues is key – in criminal justice, education, social work, research, advertising, human resources and healthcare.On the course you’ll study core areas including biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology, and you’ll cover personality and intelligence, research methods, and historical perspectives. You’ll also complete a work experience placement where you’ll see academic theory applied in practice.Key features• Choose to study Psychology as a single honours programme or in combination with Education Studies, Criminology or Health and Wellbeing in Society.• Our course is accredited by the BPS, ensuring teaching remains relevant to the latest developments in the sector.• The expertise of our staff spans across four main research clusters: Health Psychology, Cognition and Neuroscience, Psychology and Technology, and Self and Identity.• Our graduates thrive in careers where an understanding of societal issues is key – in criminal justice, education, social work, research, advertising, police services, teaching, human resources and healthcare.• Enrich your studies with an international experience through our DMU Global programme*. Psychology students have recently explored the history of mental health and neuropsychology in Paris and cross-cultural factors within psychology in Kuala Lumpur.• You will be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the BPS – the starting point of your career as a chartered psychologist – on successful completion of your degree (subject to achieving a minimum of 2:2).• You will study a range of modules including psychology in context, social psychology, biological psychology, developmental psychology and employability skills and psychology. You’ll also explore human behaviour using sound scientific methodology – observation, measurement, and testing – to understand how and why people function in the way they do.**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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12 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    110th

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 117 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    106 50%

    104th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49.0 49%

    70th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    92nd

    24

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