For more information about Psychology at University of Derby Online Learning, please visit the webpage using the button above.
How long you will study
3 - 6 Years
Domestic course fees
GBP 16290 per total
How you will study
January, May, September
International course fees
GBP 16290 per total
**Please note that due to the popularity of our BPS accredited courses we urge you to apply early to avoid disappointment as places are limited**
Our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and has been successfully running online for more than eight years. It is one of our most popular and established online degrees. Completing an accredited degree is an essential first step to becoming a qualified psychologist. But even if that isn’t your career goal, this is still a fascinating subject to study.
A levels (104 UCAS points - excluding General Studies) or equivalent qualifications, such as a BTEC National Diploma, Scottish Highers etc
GCSE Maths (minimum grade C)*
GCSE English Language (minimum grade C)**
We also accept Access qualifications (with a grade of 22 merits or a distinction).
Students who have completed the online University Certificate in Psychology (OLUBC) will be offered automatic progression to the online Psychology BSc (Hons) Programme where they have achieved a final average grade of 50% and have passed all the core shared BSc/UCP modules.
For all other students who have completed the online University Certificate in Psychology (OLUBC), progression on to the BSc will be at the discretion of the programme leader/academic lead.
If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:
TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C**
* If you don't have GCSE Maths then you can study our Certificate of Credit in Introduction to Maths in Preparation for Higher Education which is a 20 credit module designed to help you develop your mathematical skills in preparation for higher education.
**If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.
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