Psychology with Optional Placement Year

Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Psychology with Optional Placement Year
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code C820
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Coleraine
Application Date

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2023 entry application deadlines

For courses starting in 2023 (and for deferred applications), your application should be with us at UCAS by one of these dates – depending on what courses you apply for. If y...

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Duration Attendance
Lectures and related activities are conducted in lecture theatres, laboratories and flexible learning spaces on campus. The timetable requires attendance across the working week.
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Entry Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate
112 UCAS Tariff Points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at Higher Level) to include English at H6 if studied at Higher Level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.
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Comment Award: Bachelor of Science with Honours

Associate awards
Diploma in Professional Practice DPP
Diploma in International Academic Studies DIAS

Professional recognition
British Psychological Society (BPS)
Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Course Content

Psychology at Ulster University promises high quality teaching in a supportive learning environment.

BSc Hons Psychology: 3 years full-time.


BSc Hons Psychology with optional one year placement (4 years full-time).


Subjects Taught For full module description, please see "Course Web Page" below.
Assessment Method

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Full-time students take six modules in each of years 1 and 2. Final year students study five modules, including a research project that is conducted across both semesters. During Years 1 and 2 you will take a range ...

Work Placement Work placement / study abroad
Placement Opportunity
You will have the opportunity to apply for a place on an extended work experience placement in Year 3, leading to a separate diploma. If you do not wish to apply, or are not successful in gaining a placement, you proceed directly to Final Year.
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from this course are now working for:
• Autism Initiatives
• Civil Service
• Camphill Community Glencraig
• De Paul Ireland
• NIAMH (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health
• Praxis Care
• Tri...

Further Enquiries Course Director:
Dr Orla Parslow-Breen

Joanne Warke - Centralised Admissions:
T: +44 (0)28 7012 3259

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