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Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Arden University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

We offer this online Psychology Degree with an integrated Foundation Year to give you the skills you need to succeed at the undergraduate level, laying the perfect groundwork for your undergraduate psychology studies.After completing this foundation year, you’ll start the second year of your online Psychology Degree at Arden University with a thorough introduction to all the core topics within Psychology. You will then go on to focus on understanding research methods, and developing statistical skills which will teach you how to design your own research.You’ll get the chance to engage with some contemporary debates through the key studies module – so you’ll develop a great range of skills as well as general knowledge of Psychology. Your skills will be further developed in your final year as you study modules on both quantitative and qualitative methods.We know our students lead busy lives and so with our Distance Learning model, you’ll have 24/7 access to our online learning portal, iLearn, so you can schedule your studies around your life.To support your learning, this online learning environment includes a ‘My Study Skills’ area which offer insightful information about the key skills that are needed for this level of study. Covering topics like academic writing, how to effectively take notes, practical thinking and more.**Year 1**Developing Academic SkillsUsing Numeracy, Data & ITResearch Skills & Using InformationValues, Ethics & Working CollaborativelyCrime & Law in ContextPsychology of Everyday Life**Year 2**Introduction to Studying PsychologyIntroduction to Social & Developmental PsychologyIntroduction to Biological & Cognitive PsychologyIntroduction to Research Methods IIntroduction to Research Methods IIKey Studies in Psychology**Year 3**Quantitative Research MethodsQualitative Research MethodsPersonality & IntelligenceSocial PsychologyBrain & BehaviourAdvanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology**Year 4**Contemporary Developmental PsychologyCross-Cultural PsychologyOccupational PsychologyMental Health & IllnessResearch ProjectPlease note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

Candidates for our BSc Psychology with Foundation Year course are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview, demonstrating the ability to study a degree level programme at Arden University. You also need a GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent.


University information

Arden University

  • Campus address

    Arden University Head Office, Arden House, Middlemarch Park, Coventry, CV3 4FJ, England

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