2022 entry (view 2023 entry)

BSc Psychology (C801)

Course overview

BSc Psychology (C801)

Typical offer

A-level standard offer: A*AA

A-level contextual offer: AAB

See entry requirements for full details and eligibility.

Course duration

3 year(s) full-time

Part-time study is not available for this course

Part-time study is not available for this course

Application method

Full-time: UCAS


£9,250 per year, home students

£25,900 per year, international students

Fees quoted are for 2022 entry only. Fees for 2023 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2022.

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Clifton campus

Our BSc Psychology trains students in the theories and methods of contemporary psychological science.

In the first year you will study introductory psychology, research methods and an open unit. You will develop a range of transferable skills, including teamwork, critical thinking, communication, and presentation skills.

In the second year you will focus on the psychology core curriculum of biological, cognitive, developmental, social and individual differences psychology, as well as research methods. You will further develop your understanding of effective teamwork, and continue to improve your critical thinking, communication, and presentation skills.

The final year of the degree is option-based, allowing you to choose from a range of lecture and seminar units that you will undertake together with a research project. You will further refine transferable skills including teamwork, critical thinking, and scientific communication (written and oral) skills.

Please note: This course information was updated in January 2022 to clarify the group work content of this course. For detailed information on units and assessment, please follow the course structure link below.

This course is accreditated by the following organisations

British Psychological Society (BPS) Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Course structure

Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.

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Entry requirements

We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirements

Higher numeracy requirement (6 or B in GCSE Mathematics or equivalent)
Standard literacy requirement (4 or C in GCSE English or equivalent)

Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to have one of the following:

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Selection process

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