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UCAS CODE: C800

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Psychology is the scientific study of the most complex machine imaginable: the human mind. This fascinating psychology degree gives you a deep insight into the actions, interactions, thoughts and feelings that trigger our behaviour.Our academic experts will give you a real-world understanding of how psychology impacts everyday life, so you will learn:How we understand, think and learn about the world around us.How everyone uses verbal and non-verbal forms of communication.How biological and social factors influence behaviour.How mental abilities change as we age.Psychology is both an experimental and observational science. This means you will observe and measure human behaviour, tackle literature research, and develop, test, and evaluate theories. This culminates in conducting your own supervised research project in your final year, which is one of the corner stones of your degree.Our leading academic experts aim to help you develop a wide breadth of expertise. This means you’ll use many different types of techniques that demonstrate the links between brain and behaviour as part of the psychology core curriculum.You can switch to another Psychology pathway if you develop an interest in a particular topic later on. See 'How the course works' below for full details.This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and its core areas follow the curriculum set out by the BPS. This accreditation is essential for students who want to become a Chartered Psychologist and means that successful graduates are eligible to apply for further professional psychology training.This course scored an impressive 95% for Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS). Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't just take our word for it:Sunday Times UK University of the Year 2021 for Teaching Quality.Guardian University Guide 2020 Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback.National Student Survey 2020 Top 10 UK Universities for Student Satisfaction.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,000per year

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A level : BCC

To include a literate subjectEntry into Year 2 with AAB to include Psychology and one from Government & Politics, English, Sociology, History, Chemistry, Biology, Human Biology, Maths or Physics

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 118 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    129 62%

    43rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    96th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    17th

    3

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