This BSc honours 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. 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 are integrated into your learning across the modules, as well as being a standalone module. You will also 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. Year 1 will be delivered at the University Centre at Salford City College, years 2 and 3 are delivered at the University of Salford. Year 1 (taught at the University Centre at Salford City College)

  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Introduction to Developmental and Social Psychology
  • Psychology in Contemporary Contexts
  • Introduction to Individual Differences
  • Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • The Science of Psychology

After successful completion of year one, you will transfer to the University of Salford for year 2 and 3.

Entry Requirements

104-112 UCAS tariff points or equivalent professional qualification. Grade C/4 or above in English and maths. Appropiately experienced mature applicants will be considered in line with the University’s Accredited Prior Learning process.


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Psychology Degree (BSC) - Salford University (Level 6)FutureSkills at MediaCityUK16/09/202424/25
Psychology Degree (BSC) - Salford University (Level 6)FutureSkills at MediaCityUK18/09/202323/24

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