Psychology is an exciting, real-world science and this course provides a unique insight into how we behave. Many jobs put psychology into practice, from management and human resources to managing a factory shop floor, or running a business.
The only one of its kind in the region, this course combines academic study with work placements designed to highlight the range of different careers available.
You will also have an opportunity to try out specialist equipment and scientific software through guest sessions at the University of South Wales’s Pontypridd Campus.
Updated October 2018
CCC at AS Level would be considered subject to interview and relevant academic experience
Record of prior learning and transfers
Assessment is by assignment, presentations, case studies, examinations and research in a work based setting. The course includes placement modules.
Proposed modules: (subject to validation)
Level 4 (Year 1):
- Theoretical Approaches to Psychology
- Introduction to Research Using Statistics in Psychology
- Cognitive Psychology
- Psychology in Everyday Life
- Biological Psychology
- Individual Differences and Learning Perspectives
Level 5 (Year 2):
- Professional Practice and Employability
- Social Psychology
- Development in Childhood and Adolescence
- Advanced Research Using Statistics in Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
The second year of the of the BSc (Hons) Psychology at the University of South Wales (a British Physological Society accredited degree).
Tuition fees are £7,500 per year. For academic year 2019/20, students will need to get a tuition fee loan for the full amount. The College is offering a £1,000 bursary per year towards full time HE courses starting in September 2019 (this is dependant on satisfactory course progression). For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans - please visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk
UCAS code: C801