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Psychology with Professional Placement BSc (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Psychology is the systematic and scientific study of behaviour and experience. It has a wide range of applications from industry to commerce, education and health and social services.Cardiff University’s School of Psychology is long established, well resourced, and has an excellent international reputation. As a Psychology student at Cardiff, you will be studying the subject very much from the scientific standpoint while meeting the challenges of understanding behaviour from social, cognitive and biological perspectives. This is a four year degree programme that is supported by enthusiastic lecturers from one of the UK's leading psychology research departments. You will be studying a degree programme that is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. You will have the opportunity to gain relevant work experience in the field while on placement in Year 3.Distinctive featuresThe distinctive features of the degree include:the opportunity to learn in a School which was graded ‘Excellent’ in the last Teaching Quality Assessment, and was ranked second in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework;the involvement of research-active staff in course design and delivery;the opportunity to spend a year on a professional placement;the variety of modules on offer;the emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment;the emphasis on acquisition of high quality practical skills and the development of innovative ideas;the emphasis on safety and ethical considerations;membership of the British Psychological Society and an awareness of professional standards and progression;the opportunity to apply to undertake paid research with a member of staff;flexibility, permitting graduates to pursue professional careers as psychologists, as well as a wide range of other careers, including postgraduate research.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 21,950per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff has over 8,500 international students from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global university with formal links and partnerships with more than 200 institutions worldwide.
The university's culture encourages international exchanges and collaborations.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    160 74%

    16th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    22nd

    17

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