BSc Psychology (C801)

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UCAS code C801
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 158 overall for Single Honours Psychology courses

About BSc Psychology

Our Psychology degree is recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as qualification for graduate registration and our course is specifically designed to meet its requirements.

In the first year you will study psychology, research methods (laboratory classes and statistics) and an open unit in another school.

In the second year you will focus on research methods and units in the Psychology core curriculum.

The final year of the degree is entirely option-based, with selection from a range of lecture and seminar courses together with a research project.

More about Psychology

Find out more about studying Psychology at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BSc Psychology - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
A*AA including A in science subject*
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including A in a science subject*
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
38 including 18 points at Higher Level with 6 at Higher Level in a science subject*
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 including 17 points at Higher Level with 6 at Higher Level in a science subject*
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for Principal Subjects are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in science and 15 credits at Merit, including Mathematics or GCSE Mathematics at grade B
BTEC offer D*DD in Science plus grade A in A-level Mathematics or a lab-based science. Other pathways may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAAAA and AH: AA including a science subject*
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer88% overall with 8.5 in a science subject*
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

*Psychology and Geography can be included as science subjects

Applicants must also meet these requirements

Subjects required at GCSE or equivalentMathematics and English at grade B.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile C
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements and policies for 2018 entry will be published in summer 2017. Statements and policies for 2017 entry are available for information:

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application.

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Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admission contact:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1639
Email: sci-ug-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

International students

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Accreditation

This course is recognised 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).

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