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Psychology

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

Psychology graduates use their skills and knowledge to enter a wide variety of careers. Through study you will attain specific knowledge in psychology and gain a range of additional skills that employers value such as communication, numeracy, teamwork, computing, critical thinking and working independently.

Many psychology graduates enter industry or commerce sectors. The range of generic skills embedded in the psychology degree provides graduates with a wide variety of options including market research, personnel management, teaching, civil service, research, careers guidance and working in the charity/non-governmental organisation sector.

The BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is accredited by the BPS and provides the basis for Graduate Registration (i.e. Graduate Basis of Chartership (GBC) with the Society).

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Entry to year 2 is possible with 3 Advanced Highers at BCC plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths at National 5

Progression Routes

Psychologists find employment in a broad range of areas such as marketing, management, the media, teaching, academic research and industry.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C800

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk