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Psychology (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year.Understand the mind and human behaviour from a range of perspectives and methodologies on our Psychology course.- Taught by passionate lecturers who are also active researchers, dedicated to their students and the subject.- Our single honours and major Psychology programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).- Psychology is highly valued by employers and equips graduates for a range of careers and industries.Psychology is one of the most popular degrees in higher education. Whether the focus is neural mechanisms or complex human relationships, Psychology is an interconnected "hub Science" that allows students to contribute to the questions and challenges that face society.Providing you with a variety of skills including communication, computing, numeracy, teamwork, independent learning and critical thinking, a degree in Psychology is highly valued by employers. Our course equips graduates for a range of careers and fields including education, health, civil service, private industry and commerce.Our range of study options (single honours, major and combined) enable you to better tailor your studies to your future aspirations. You’ll be able to select optional modules and engage in interdisciplinary learning, and our British Psychological Society accredited single honours and major programmes provide Graduate Basis for Registration to gain Chartered Psychologist status for eligible students.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : CCC - BCC

BCC-CCC preferred. If studying Psychology, course requires grade C or higher. If Psychology is not an option, then we require a C in another A level subject.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Practical experience and industry insights are integral to each course, with opportunities to learn new skills and partner with an industry mentor.
The university takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. It scored a first-class award in the 2019 People and Planet Green League.
Home from home: accommodation ranges from city-centre to on-campus, and Bath is recognised as one of the safest student cities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 118 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    97 45%

    114th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    108th

    33

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