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Psychology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Our Psychology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is an alternative route into higher education if you don’t meet the necessary requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree.The foundation year will equip you with the vital study skills to progress on to more rigorous study at undergraduate level, including skills in research, data analysis, essay writing and critical thinking.This course received a 91% overall student satisfaction score in the National Student Survey 2020.**More about this course**On our bachelor’s psychology (including foundation year) degree you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of core areas of psychology, while gaining a range of academic and transferable skills that are vital for postgraduate training, study or future career.The foundation year will prepare you for more rigorous study at Level 4 by equipping you with fundamental knowledge of scientific methods relevant to the study of psychology. You’ll also gain skills to research, critically analyse and present your findings.Part of your foundation year will include study of interdisciplinary disciplines, you’ll also be joined by students from other foundation year degree courses. This will allow you to expand your network beyond your course and discuss the topics you study with students that have different academic perspectives.Further to your lecturers and seminars, you’ll be able to access further support to improve your academic ability through various workshops that will help you practise your study skills. Your academic tutor will also lead one-to-one sessions, where you’ll discuss your progress and talk about your work.In the subsequent three years of your studies, you’ll join students on our Psychology BSc (Hons) course, learning the same content and having the same choice of modules. You’ll also graduate with the same award and title as those students.If, at the end of your foundation year, you decide that you’d like to change your specialism, there will be flexibility to allow you to do this.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,200per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level :

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have: at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma); English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4) or above (or equivalent).


University information

London Metropolitan University

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    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    113th out of 118 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    83 39%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%



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