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UCAS CODE: C802

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  • Qualification

    Master in Science (with Honours) – MSci (Hon)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Do the inner workings of the human mind intrigue you? Do you want to see what the most complicated machine in the universe is capable of? Through psychology, you’ll understand the depths of the human psyche and dive into the social, developmental, cognitive, individual differences and biological dimensions of behaviour.**Why study this subject?**Our MSci (Hons) Psychology course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is a recognised qualification by employers throughout the country.Whether you’re simply fascinated by the human mind and why we behave in the way that we do, or you have your sights set on becoming a Clinical Psychologist, studying Psychology is a great choice.Not only will you build a deep understanding of yourself and others that will help you in everyday life, you’ll also learn valuable skills that will attract any future employer. You’ll develop your analytical mind, nurture your own curiosity and understand human motivation making you a great leader and team player.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**Our teaching department is home to an incredible community of Psychology and Social Science students who can collaborate with you on projects, providing a rich supply of volunteers when you run your own experiments.We pride ourselves on teaching practical skills wherever and whenever we can, meaning you'll always leave us feeling confident and prepared for your future. This hands-on approach will give you a sense of what it’s really like to work in the world of psychology, in whatever career you choose.Our MSci (Hons) Psychology programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is a recognised qualification by employers throughout the country. Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) and from there you can even take steps towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.**What facilities can I use?**You’ll take part in laboratory and computing workshops where you’ll have the practical use of software used by social scientists in the presentation of research data.You’ll also have the opportunity to use our state-of-the-art observation laboratory to engage in the measurement of psycho-physiological responses using Biopac©. You’ll be able to measure the activity of the cardiovascular system, brain, autonomic nervous system and more. You’ll also have access to Tobii eye tracking equipment and HTC Vive, a virtual reality software, meaning you can push the boundaries and get creative with your research ideas.Our library is packed with all the information you need for your assessments – you’ll have access to hundreds of specialist books, articles and online journals. Not to mention there’s plenty of room to knuckle down for some quiet study time.We’ll also sign you up to our Virtual Learning Environment which means you’ll have access to lots of online resources wherever you are!**What will I study?**You’ll study the applications of psychology in a wide range of areas, including specific social problems in relation to crime, the workplace and mental health. Exploring theories posed by Freud and Jung through to developing your own original research, you’ll learn for yourself what really makes the mind tick.Across your four years at BNU, you’ll study fascinating subject areas like developmental psychology, cognitive processes, biological psychology, positive psychology, health, business and organisational psychology, critical social psychology and conceptual and historical issues within psychology.You’ll also get to grips with how to run your own experiments through our research skills and methods modules.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104 - 128

Prospective students are expected to have attained at least two A-levels and a GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4. Mature students with a variety of educational backgrounds (e.g. Access) who are motivated to pursue a course in this field of psychology are also encouraged to apply.

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    117th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    79 38%

    118th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38.0 38%

    104th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    38th

    15

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