Psychology (First year taught at Salford City College)
School - School of Health Sciences
Subject area - Psychology and Public Health
UCAS Code: C803
Start Dates(s): September
Three years full-time
- Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
- Taught at Salford City College - save money on the cost of tuition and get used to the demands of HE study. The first year of your course is delivered in smaller classes at Salford City College before you transition to the University of Salford main campus for years 2 and 3 of study
- Ability to focus on your interests in the final year, with a range of vocational options
Psychology is about people - the study of the human mind and behaviour. As such psychology graduates are well sought after in many workplaces.
This course is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge and opportunities for learning a wide range of psychological concepts. It has a hands-on approach to developing research skills and encourages you to apply the theory to real-world settings. The final year gives you the opportunity to specialise in areas of psychology that interest you and to undertake a supervised research project of your own.
Find out more about us in our Psychology blog.
To find out more about this course, please visit the Salford City College website.
This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) – if you achieve a lower second class degree or above, Graduate Basis for Registration is awarded. This is the first step to becoming a chartered psychologist.
These are the fees you will pay whilst studying at the college, you will pay the standard tuition fees for the period when you are studying at the main University of Salford campus.
The first year of the programme are delivered at Salford City College FutureSkills campus, the final two years are delivered at the University of Salford.
You will learn about the core areas of psychology; biological, cognitive, developmental, social and individual differences. These core areas are underpinned with research methods, which is integrated into your learning across the modules, as well as being a standalone module. You will learn to be a critical thinker, able to consider a problem, develop a research plan and execute that plan. You will initially be introduced to the key areas of psychology, then explore these in detail at year 2, finally in year 3 you have option modules in which you can explore areas of interest to you.
For more information on this course, please visit the Salford City College website
For content of Years 2 and 3 see BSc (Hons) Psychology at the University of Salford.
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.