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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Study across the discipline with a focus on biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology with options including clinical and health psychology.This is a science degree that offers you insights into many aspects of psychology recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS). You’ll gain a solid grounding across the discipline with a focus on biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology and individual differences. You will gain a critical appreciation of different theoretical perspectives and extensive training in research methods and project work.In your first year you'll gain an understanding of basic concepts, methods and theories in psychology including individual differences, biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology and their applications.In your second year you'll advance your knowledge in the core areas of psychology, such as cognitive neuroscience, social psychology and developmental psychology. You'll extend your research methods skills and project work.In your final year you’ll complete a research project and choose from a wide range of optional units relating to the current research expertise of academic staff. These cover areas that are not always found in other psychology degrees.You’ll have the opportunity to apply for peer mentoring, research apprenticeships (working with a member of research staff), summer internships and peer assisted learning and leadership roles.

Application deadline

26 January

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A level : A*AA

A*AA in 3 A levels.We will not require a pass in any separate science practical endorsement for a science A level if you apply for entry in 2022 (or deferred entry in 2023).Alternative offer:AAA in three A levels plus one of:grade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificategrade B in a Core Mathematics qualificationgrade B in AS level Mathematics or StatisticsIf you are eligible, a pass in the Access to Bath course or successful completion of another recognised widening access programmeIf

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The University of Bath includes students and staff from all over the world. Over 130 nationalities are represented among nearly 4,000 international students.
Extra support is offered to students when they arrive, including collecting them from Heathrow Airport and organising a welcome programme of events.
English language support is available to non-native English speakers, helping them to continue building their language skills while they study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 118

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    187 90%

    5th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    3rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    55th

    1

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