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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a psychologist, you’ll explore behaviour – the ways our minds work, how we think and interact with the world and why we react in the ways we do.Our course covers all elements of psychological study, from childhood, neuropsychology, and forensic to counselling, psychotherapy, and abnormal psychology.Psychologists explore behaviour using scientific methods such as observation, experiments and statistical analysis. On the course, you might be conducting experiments, placed in a mock courtroom giving evidence on a patient, debating against fellow students on how we motivate people to make healthy eating choices, or watching a role-play in our simulated living area.We support our students to develop their natural curiosity, creating psychology graduates equipped to explore the human experience in an ethical, empathetic and scientific manner.Some of the topics you’ll study include the influence of biology and genetics on behaviour, perception and memory, diagnosing and treating mental illness, and the ethical issues around working with children. You’ll learn core British Psychological Society (BPS) content, including theories from Freud, Piaget, and Kohlberg.Our psychology courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which has also ranked the Department of Psychology at Manchester Met as outstanding.This course has a foundation year available.**Features and Benefits**- **Accredited course** - Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).- **Teaching expertise** - You’re taught by a large and diverse teaching team, with specialist lecturers who cover the whole field of psychology.- **Outstanding facilities** - You’ll have access to our specialist facilities for psychology demonstration and practice, which includes an fNIRS imaging research device, 12 experimental testing laboratories and six psychology laboratories.- **Internship opportunities** - You’ll have the opportunity to apply for a paid summer internship to work on a research project.- **Work-based learning** - In year one, you’ll spend time in a work environment, applying your psychology theory to the workplace.- **Study abroad** - You’ll have the option to choose our four year study abroad route, completing your third academic year at one of our partner institutions in Europe, America, or Australia.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per 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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A level : BBB

Excluding General Studies. One 'academic' subject preferable from applicants with 3 A-levels.

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 118 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    128 60%

    50th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    60th

    10

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