BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
January September
Total tuition fee (local)
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Entry Requirements

  • SQA Highers: BBBB by the end of S5 or BBBBB/ABBB from S4–S6. Two Highers from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics required. Standard Grades: Chemistry at Grade 2 and English at Grade 3. Mathematics at Grade 1 or Mathematics and Physics both at Grade 2 or Higher Mathematics at Grade C.
  • A Levels: BBB including two of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics. GCSEs: Chemistry at Grade B or Science plus an additional science both at Grade B (if no Chemistry at A Level) and English at Grade C. Mathematics at Grade A or Mathematics and Physics both at Grade B or Mathematics, Science plus an additional science all at Grade B.
  • IB: Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 555 in HL subjects including two of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics. SL: Chemistry at 4, English at 4 and Mathematics at 5 or Mathematical Studies at 6.

Curriculum

Year 1:
General introduction to psychology; courses in biology.

Year 2:
Mainly an experimentally and biologically orientated programme including practicals; courses in biology.

Year 3:
Compulsory core of experimental, developmental and biological topics, together with a range of options such as social psychology or animal behaviour.

Year 4:
Choice from a wide range of topics and an original research project.

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