Psychology BA

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Psychology BA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      3 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Start Date:

      01 September 2021

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 11,820

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    A BA in Psychology from Bishop Grosseteste University will give you not only a deep understanding of the discipline and its underlying scientific components, it will also give you and understanding of psychology’s incredible cultural and social impacts.

    This course will see you coming to understand modern theories of the mind, of human emotion and of the reasons we all behave the way we do. More importantly, you’ll be able to apply this knowledge to the lives of individual patients and advice seekers. You may be able to help them to change their behaviours and approaches in order to live much happier, more fulfilling lives.

    You’ll learn in small, intimate classrooms and experience the kind of personalised learning that characterises BGU’s offerings. They teaching staff includes those with years of clinical psychology experience, as well as respected researchers in the field. You’ll also attend prominent guest lectures throughout your studies.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This program is typically delivered over three years at full time.

    Year 1 Modules Include:

    • Foundations of Biological Psychology
    • Introduction to Lifespan Development
    • Introduction to Psychological Therapies
    • Understanding Human Cognition and Development

    Year 2 Modules Include:

    • Applied Psychology
    • Historical Roots & Contemporary Branches of Psychology
    • Measuring and Interpreting The World
    • Professional Contexts
    • Psychology in The Arts And Communities
    • Understanding Personality and Individual Differences

    Year 3 Modules Include:

    • Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Health and Wellbeing
    • Individual Study
    • Psychological Therapies: Theory, Practice and Directions
    • Psychology in Organisations
    • Psychology in Society

    As well as your classes, you’ll have the opportunity to embark on at least one work-based placement experience during your time at BGU. This will improve your employability dramatically, as you’ll have real world working skills and the beginnings of a professional contact network at your disposal as well as an academic education. It could also help you stand out as you pursue the next phase of your academic career.

    Learning And Teaching

    BGU’s Psychology BA degree program is typically delivered via lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions. In addition, you’ll gain vital real world skills in a working placement. 

    The lecture classes serve to introduce new ideas and content. Next, seminar sessions help you explore that material more deeply and to relate it to practical concerns. Finally, you can use the tutorials to interact directly with tutors, asking questions and cementing your comprehension of the course content.

    Career Possibilities

    BGU’s degree programs are intended to turn out highly employable graduates. In fact, it has been ranked number one in employability UK wide in 8 of the last 10 years. 

    BGU Psychology graduates tend to go into careers like teaching or education, health and social work, human resources management, local government or of course clinical psychology options. Others go into graduate programs either at BGU or at many other fine universities.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a full BA degree.

    Students must typically have been awarded 96-112 UCAS Tariff Points to apply. The full list of accepted qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. An excellent IELTS score would 

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