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Psychology with a Foundation Year (Elite Athlete Pathway) BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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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

    4 Years

Course summary

Psychology with a Foundation Year is only available to students performing at a very high standard in a chosen sport, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments.Completing a foundation year will enable you to progress onto the first year of one of our Psychology degree courses, provided the relevant progression criteria are metDuring the year you will undertake core modules in Psychology with Sociology and choose options from subjects including Biology, Business, Mathematics, Geography, Sports Science and Economics.Our foundation course is taught in-house by University staff. As a student on the course you will be a member of the University, with full access to the Students’ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support departments. Completing a foundation can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation pathway have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.The Foundation Studies course also offers the opportunity for students performing at a very high standard in their chosen sport, who wish to study at Loughborough, but do not have the required qualifications due to sporting commitments. It is ideal for students who wish to combine their performance sports training with academic study. If you think your sport profile qualifies you to be considered for the elite athletes programme, please contact performancesport@lboro.ac.uk before applying.

Application deadline

15 January

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    151 73%

    24th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    26th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    23rd

    8

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