Undergraduate study
Psychology

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Clinical Skills*

UCAS code: C803 BA/PCS

This innovative new psychology and clinical skills degree is your opportunity to develop specific knowledge of the core psychology curriculum prescribed by the British Psychological Society (BPS) while developing an awareness of the clinical skills needed for practice.

Course information

Full-time

  • Length: 3 years

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Part-time

  • Up to 5 years

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  • Daytime
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342308

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  • Facilities

    Psychology facilities

    Studying Psychology at the School of Social Sciences Humanities & Law gives you access to outstanding facilities, including eye-trackers, EEG and Near-infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS). You also get to use specialist interviewing labs and our replica courtroom.

 

You develop your skills as an academic or practitioner psychologist and gain a broad range of transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, organisational skills and personal development planning skills.

As a psychology and clinical skills student, you cover all of the core modules included in the BSc (Hons) Psychology programme, in addition to specific modules relevant to developing clinical skills.

The academic year is structured across two semesters and the modules cover the core elements of the BPS curriculum including the Core Areas in Psychology, Biological and Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Psychological Research Design and Analysis in addition to clinical skills modules.

Course structure

Modules for this course will appear here soon.

Modules offered may vary.

How you learn

Teaching is delivered using a range of lectures, seminars and laboratory classes. We emphasise study skills so you learn how to use all our extensive facilities such as electronic journals, virtual learning environments and computer programs. You also have access to our computer suites and specialist laboratories where you develop practical skills in the investigation of human behaviour.

How you are assessed

Our varied assessments develop the skills most valued by employers and are reviewed annually. They include essays, exams, group and individual presentations, poster presentations, portfolios and a dissertation.


Our Disability Services team helps students with additional needs resulting from disabilities such as sensory impairment or learning difficulties such as dyslexia
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Career opportunities

Although this is an academic course rather than a professional training course, the skills and knowledge developed are particularly suited to prepare you for postgraduate study to begin your journey to become a Chartered Psychologist in any area of psychology. To work towards a career as a chartered psychologist you need to complete BPS and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) recognised qualifications at postgraduate level. You can also enter a broad range of careers including health and social welfare, voluntary organisations and the public sector.
All programmes are designed to incorporate employability skills development alongside your degree. Our staff use their extensive connections to provide many and varied opportunities to engage with potential employers through fairs, guest lecture sessions, live projects and site visits. We also offer a series of workshops and events in the first, second and third years that equip you with both degree level subject knowledge plus the practical skills that employers are looking for in new graduate recruits.

Entry requirements

A typical offer is 88-112 tariff points from at least two A levels (or equivalent). You must also have GCSEs in English Language and Maths at grade 4 (grade C) or equivalent.

For additional information please see the entry requirements in our admissions section

International applicants can find out what qualifications they need by visiting Your Country


You can gain considerable knowledge from work, volunteering and life. Under recognition of prior learning (RPL) you may be awarded credit for this which can be credited towards the course you want to study.
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* Subject to University approval

Foundation year

Part-time

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Course information

Full-time

  • Length: 3 years

More full-time details

Part-time

  • Up to 5 years

More part-time details

  • Daytime
  • Enrolment date: September
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342308

Contact details

Further information