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Psychology with Health and Wellbeing in Society BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: C8B9

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), this course gives you an understanding of the human mind and how it shapes and influences our behaviour. The programme explores human behaviour using sound scientific methodology – observation, measurement, and testing – to understand how and why people function in the way they do. As this course combines the study of psychology with health and wellbeing, you will also explore the social science perspectives in relation to health issues.Gaining a professionally accredited psychology degree is an essential first step to a career as a psychologist or to progress to postgraduate study. Choosing this programme will help to equip you with key transferable skills including critical thinking and communication, as well as competencies closely linked with the sector, such as scientific research methods, data analysis and data presentation skills.On our programme you’ll study core areas of psychology including biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology, as well as learn about personality and intelligence, research methods, and historical perspectives. Through the health and wellbeing aspect of this course, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore health promotion and public health, ageing and health, social exclusion and health or the impact of gender on health and social care.Our graduates have gone on to pursue a diverse range of careers where an understanding of societal issues is key – such as in criminal justice, education, social work, research, advertising, human resources and healthcare.Key features- Our course is accredited by the BPS, which ensures your learning is informed by industry professionals and remains relevant to the latest developments and challenges within the sector.- Benefit from dedicated computer laboratories with the latest analysis software, individual research cubicles, interview rooms, and an observation suite, all supported by our psychology technicians.- The expertise of our staff spans across four main research clusters, which are Health Psychology, Cognition and Neuroscience, Psychology and Technology, and Self and Identity.- Graduates from this course will be able to gain the skills and competencies required for a range of careers across many different sectors, including healthcare, education, research, social work, marketing, the police service, teaching and human resources.- Enrich your studies with an international experience through our DMU Global programme. Students have previously explored the history of mental health and neuropsychology in Paris and cross-cultural factors within psychology in Kuala Lumpur. Our Health and Wellbeing students have also explored poverty in Florida, supported refugees in Berlin and studied diversity and inequality in New York.- Tailor your learning with optional modules that enable you to pursue your individual passions or career aspirations, be it counselling psychology, work psychology, cyberpsychology plus many more.**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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A level :

128 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A2 subjects.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

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    81st out of 118 38

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    79th out of 105 18

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.97 79%

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    42
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  • Graduate prospects

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    90.0 90%

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  • Student satisfaction

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  • Graduate prospects

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  • Student satisfaction

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