Undergraduate Course

BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Essex Online

Course Options
  • BSc (Hons)Part-time, OnlineOctober48 months

Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fee: See our fees page

Funding available: Call 0800 0527 526

Course Information

Developed and led by Chartered Psychologists, our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree allows students to discover the fascinating world of psychology. 100% online and part-time, this recognised qualification will prepare you for a wide range of jobs and opportunities.

The programme includes many thought-provoking topics including forensic and investigative psychology, education psychology, the psychology of sport and exercise, and critical social psychology. Students also get to develop their own knowledge within a particular psychology topic of interest by writing a 60-credit final project.

Graduates from this BSc (Hons) Psychology course will have an understanding of the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of the discipline. They will also develop detailed knowledge of several specialised areas/or applications of psychology, including the ability to recognise the variability and diversity of psychological functioning (and its significance).

Students who want to develop their career will also develop a number of transferable skills including critical-thinking, communication, evidence-based reasoning, investigative abilities, data analysis and lots more.

Entry Requirements For This Course

1. Academic Entry Route

In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for the BSc (Hons) Psychology degree you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

Three A-levels, or equivalent; plus

If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent.

You are required to pass your initial assignment set during the first 21 days of the course in order to continue with your studies

2. Open Entry Route

To apply for the BSc (Hons) Psychology degree via our Open Entry Route you must meet the following criteria:

GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent

Three years’ relevant work experience; plus

If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 or equivalent

You will be required to pass your initial assignment set during the first 21 days of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Course Contact Details

Phone

+44 (0) 800 0527 526