• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The programme provides an understanding of human psychology and a contextualised approach to working with people with a knowledge of psychology. It provides knowledge about modes of psychological understanding, analysis and interpretation, and an understanding of how to apply this knowledge contextually in practical ways.

Key areas of investigation:

  • Major perspectives, issues and debates in the psychological study of human behaviour
  • Key concepts and theoretical approaches which underpin the psychological study of the human mind and human behaviour
  • The ways in which psychological knowledge is socially contextualised and applied
  • The historical development and social diversity in relation to psychological topics
  • Social divisions and social diversity in relation to psychological topics
  • The basic principles of psychological research as applicable to individual and social topics
  • Graduate employment skills through the development of transferable and problem-based learning skills
Level
Level 4 Level 5 Level 6
Duration
3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Year 1:

  • Understanding Research Methods in Social Psychology
  • Academic Professional Development
  • Psychology in Context
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Human Development
  • The Social Self

Year 2:

  • Doing Research in Social Psychology
  • Work-Related Learning
  • Individual Differences
  • Human Relationships and Interpersonal Communication
  • Psychological Interventions in Human Behaviour
  • Organisational Behaviour

Year 3:

  • Dissertation
  • Problematic Populations
  • Psychology, Empowerment and Self
  • Working with Human Exceptionality
  • Managing Change in the Workplace

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

80 Ucas tariff points from one of the following:

  1. A Levels
  2. BTEC National Diploma
  3. Diploma in Foundation Studies
  4. Access to HE Diploma in a related programme; all students must have completed the
    whole 60 credit qualification. 15 credits can be at Level 2, 45 credits at Level 3 and of
    these 45 credits six credits must be at Merit Level
  5. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
  6. Relevant work/background experience.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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Careers and progression

Psychology graduates are highly employable because their understanding of human behaviour is applicable to a wide range of professions that involve working directly with people, particularly in community based and organisational contexts.
This programme is designed to support the employability prospects of students who study at the University Centre Doncaster and who characteristically choose graduate employment routes which involve working with people in the community and in organisations within the region. Most psychology graduates choose to work with the psychological knowledge and skills they have acquired in professional roles in a wide range of sectors, such as health, social care, community based work, education, business administration and management. The programme also aims to support students who may choose to undertake further study in order to work in psychology professions.

This programme does not claim the accreditation of the British Psychological Society.

*Successful graduates on this course will be offered an automatic place on either our masters or PGCE programmes, subject to meeting the appropriate entry requirements and academic references.

Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Higher Education Recruitment
0800 358 74 74
he@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

80 Ucas tariff points from one of the following:

  1. A Levels
  2. BTEC National Diploma
  3. Diploma in Foundation Studies
  4. Access to HE Diploma in a related programme; all students must have completed the
    whole 60 credit qualification. 15 credits can be at Level 2, 45 credits at Level 3 and of
    these 45 credits six credits must be at Merit Level
  5. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
  6. Relevant work/background experience.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code:

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

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