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UCAS CODE: C800

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

On this BPS accredited course you’ll learn the skills – and the analytical abilities – that employers in a range of careers are looking for. You’ll learn across six core areas of psychology (cognitive, biological, historical, developmental, social, individual differences) and gain extensive practical training in research methods. You can also focus on a particular area of interest through our module choices.Why do humans think, feel and behave the way we do? As a psychology student you will find answers to some of the most fundamental and fascinating of questions. When you graduate, you’ll be able to join the British Psychological Society (BPS), an essential step on the ladder to becoming a professional psychologist.You’ll learn to use scientific methods and evidence to understand, measure and modify behaviour. It’s an incredibly diverse field, and you will enjoy a broad introduction to six core areas of psychology, including cognitive, developmental and social psychology. Later in the course you’ll focus your learning on the specialist areas that interest you. Crucially, you’ll learn how to think, write and critique in a scientific way, giving you the core skills you need to follow a career in the field.- The course will equip you with the transferable skills that top employers are actively looking for in their graduates.- You’ll learn the valuable skills needed to think critically and scientifically and will engage in empirical research throughout your degree.- Enhance your broad psychological knowledge by specialising in your choice of dissertation topic and elective modules.- Our class sizes are smaller compared with some universities, so you have closer and more personal support and guidance from our staff.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,000per year

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

University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 118 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    130 60%

    49th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    86th

    5

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