From the neuroscience of behaviour to the social construction of reality, you’ll learn the theories and skills needed to pursue a career in professional psychology, or related areas such as education, the caring professions, human resources or the criminal justice system.
Choose from a range of specialist psychology modules, including coverage of professional areas such as forensic, occupational, mental health, educational, counselling and sports psychology. By following our accredited route through the programme you will achieve the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society, the first step to becoming a chartered psychologist.
Pursue your personal research interests by using specialist facilities such as our EEG laboratory or by working in organisations such as schools, businesses or the voluntary sector. Develop your CV by undertaking an internship project with an external organisation for academic credit, and see the application of psychology in the real world through visits and field trips.
You'll be assessed in a variety of ways to develop career-relevant skills including reports, presentations, blogs and portfolios as well as traditional exams and essays. You’ll also have a chance to pursue a topic of interest for your research dissertation.
You will need 320 UCAS Tariff points to be considered for this course.
The UCAS Tariff system takes into account a wide range of qualifications including BTECs, A Levels, AS Levels, International Baccalaureate Diplomas and Access courses, to name just a few.
If you’ve studied more than one type of qualification (for example BTECs with A Levels) don’t forget to include them all in your application as they will all count towards your tariff total.
Take a look at the UCAS tariff list for a full list of accepted qualifications.
Please see our full entry requirements for more details.
If you are an international student, you will need an IELTS 6.0 overall in English with no less than 5.5 in any other band, or equivalent.
Please see the international entry requirements in your country for full details.
Details of fees and potential extra costs
when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.
|UCAS codes available for this subject|
|Single Honours - 3 years full-time||C800|
- Forensic psychology
- Clinical psychology
- Occupational psychology
- Health services