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Social Psychology with Placement Year BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Discover how human psychology is influenced by society and by the people – real, implied and imagined – that surround us. Throughout your degree you will study a range of theoretical ideas and develop expert research skills. You’ll have access to excellent facilities and cutting edge equipment for teaching and research, and as you gain an in depth understanding of human psychology you’ll develop a range of key skills valued by employers. You’ll benefit from research-led teaching in a balance of small and larger groups so you’ll really get to know your lecturers.In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to get hands-on experience, build contacts, and explore potential roles and career routes by spending a year on a work-based placement. **Overview**On this course you’ll gain a strong grounding in key theories and research methods of social psychology. You’ll study topics such as forensic psychology, family life, the psychology of good and evil, the psychology of mental health, social groups and behavioural change. Throughout your degree you will study a range of theoretical ideas and develop expert research skills.In your final year you’ll also design and implement an individual research project, related to a social psychological topic. Past students have chosen areas such as substance alcohol use, implicit cognition, conspiracy theories, stereotyping and prejudice, and perceptions of ex-offenders.If you’re interested in a career in business, entrepreneurship or the healthcare sector, this course is ideal for you. It’s also an excellent choice if you plan to go on to postgraduate study in social psychology, forensic psychology, clinical psychology, or marketing and management.You’ll be able to choose from a range of psychology modules according to your interests, be they broad or specific. You’ll also have the chance to experience topics you may not have come across before. If you discover a new passion or interest during your first year, you’ll have the option to change to a different Psychology pathway, ensuring you’re on the right degree for you.All of our programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.**Disclaimer** Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per 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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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    143 67%

    36th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    71st

    2

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