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Psychology with Foundation Year BSc

University of Roehampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Learn how the human mind works and affects behaviour whilst developing wide ranging skills which can be applied to a broad range of careers, from education and marketing to clinical psychology and research. Roehampton is in the top 5 London universities in London for Psychology (Complete University Guide).**Roehampton’s BSc Psychology is designed with your career in mind. As well as expanding your knowledge of psychology, we’ll teach you to apply this to real-world issues and different industries, and help you develop a range of skills for your future. This option has a Foundation Year, equipping you with the skills, knowledge and academic grounding you need to succeed in your degree.You’ll develop an excellent understanding of core areas of psychology, including:- Social psychology, where you’ll learn how our thoughts and feelings are constructed by the society around us.- Developmental psychology, where you’ll study how our behaviours change throughout our lives, from early childhood all the way through to late adulthood.- Mental health, including the causes and treatment of different conditions, such as anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.At Roehampton you’ll shape your degree around your own interests and ambitions. You will study cutting-edge topics across psychology and choose what to study in your third year from our wide list of module options. Topics range from autism, forensic psychology, and mental illnesses to communication and social interaction, and children’s cognitive development in the classroom. As well as developing specialised knowledge, careers support and progression opportunities are built into every module.You’ll develop expert skills in advanced data analysis and report writing, take part in and lead research projects, and demonstrate an excellent understanding of human behaviour. You’ll also have the option of taking a work placement year between years two and three, giving you professional experience sought after by employers. You’ll be learning from our enthusiastic and supportive academic tutors, who are also practitioners and involved in the latest research. They’ll teach you in our state-of-the-art psychological facilities, giving you first-hand experience using the latest equipment.Taught on our south-west London campus, on this degree you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Careers Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support, whether you choose to live on campus or commute to us.**This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree. A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.**Our degree is professionally accredited and commended by the British Psychological Society.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,145per year

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

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UCAS Points : 48

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 118 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    101 49%

    103rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    103rd

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    71st

    3

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