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Psychology with Sociology BA (Hons)

City College Norwich

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UCAS CODE: C8L3

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Higher Education Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Summary

This programme provides a grounding in the social sciences of Psychology and Sociology. It is suited to a range of careers where employers are looking for graduates with a wide range of skills and knowledge such as handling data and statistics, critical thinking and synthesising ideas. A bachelor’s degree might lead directly into many careers including marketing, advertising and childcare. It is also a vital part of training for work in counselling and psychology related professions.

The Psychology modules explore a wide range of areas and approaches: behaviourism, humanism, psychodynamic approaches, cognitive and biological psychology. Critical thinking is encouraged so students can recognise the strengths and weaknesses of applying the approaches in a range of contexts. The companion Sociology modules focus on how society functions and changes. We will study a range classic and modern sociological perspectives, apply and analyse their usefulness to understanding contemporary social issues such crime, poverty and racism.

Teaching is usually over three terms of ten weeks, each with a weekly attendance of two days a week. You will normally study two modules, worth 20 credits, each term (plus a dissertation worth 40 credits in the third year). Teaching will involve lectures, small group sessions or seminars and tutorials.

Assessment

All modules are assessed at the end of the term and some modules have additional mid-term assignments. We use various assessment methods, including examinations, essays, reports, presentations, portfolios, dissertations and projects.

Progression

Graduates of this course might wish to go on to further study which could include MA or PhD research.

Career Progression

Graduates might seek to follow a career in social services, education, youth work, mental health, psychology, the probation service, general management or human resources.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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UCAS Points : 80

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University information

City College Norwich

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    City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 2LJ, England

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