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UCAS CODE: C800

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This three-year programme introduces students to psychological theory and research and their application to human thoughts and behaviours. Covering a range of topics, the course will help students investigate an extensive array of phenomena including social interactions, cognitive processes, developmental stages and biological influences on human activities.In the first year, students will be introduced to the main disciplines in psychology: Biological, Cognitive, Developmental, Social and Individual Differences. Students will also be given an insight into the scientific methods and techniques used to conduct research in psychology, including the use of psychometric tests.Tailored around the professional standards within psychology the second year will help students build on the insight gained during their first year and develop their skills in the practical workings of psychology and research. Modules studied include Introduction to Neuropsychology and Health Psychology. There will also be an opportunity for students to further their own individual interests through the Minor Research Project module, in which the student will determine their own research topic.This personalised learning approach will be continued into the final year of study, with students being able to choose between a number of optional modules, covering topics including Cyberpsychology and Counselling. The main focus of the final year of study is the student’s own independent research in the form of the Major Project. This offers students the chance to undertake an independent piece of primary research into an area of psychology of their own choosing.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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UCAS Points : 80

In addition, for this programme, you will be required to have a GCSE (or equivalent level 2 qualification) at grade 4 (formerly grade C) or above in English and Mathematics.All applicants must show that they have a good level of spoken or written English, and if English is not your first language you'll need to demonstrate the ability to study in English.Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have relevant work / life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to intervie

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University information

Blackburn College

  • Campus address

    Blackburn College, Feilden Street, Blackburn, Blackburn With Darwen, BB2 1LH, England

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