Psychology BSc (Hons)
Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics.
Plus one of the following:
- GCE and VCE Advanced Level:
320 UCAS Tariff points including Grades BB from two A levels and including General Studies.
- Edexcel/BTEC National:
Distinction, Distinction, Merit.
- Scottish Highers:
BBBBB at Higher level, BBB at Advanced Higher.
- Irish Highers:
- Progression Diploma:
Only acceptable in conjunction with Additional and Specialist Learning (ASL)
- Advanced Diploma:
Grade C in the Progression Diploma, plus 120 UCAS Tariff points from GCE/VCE A level or BTEC National Qualification.
- HEFC Access:
Three Distinctions and three Merits, plus Toolbox. Must include Quantitative Methods if GCSE Mathematics at C or above is not held by candidate.
- Other QAA-recognised access programme:
Full Access award. Units need to be achieved at Distinction and Merit grades. Must include a substantial mathematics component if GCSE Mathematics grade C or above is not held by the candidate.
- Return to Learning:
We welcome applications from mature students and will consider, on an individual basis, those who do not meet traditional entry criteria but have an appropriate level of relevant experience. We are supportive of the University’s Access to HE course, the HEFC, which provides an excellent basis for preparing adult students for entry into Higher Education.
More details are available from the Return to Learning Service:
Tel 0191 227 4323
- International/English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have one of the following English language qualifications with grades as shown below.
- A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5
- Pearson Academic score of 54 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51
- Or a Test of English as a Foreign Language - Internet Based Test) (TOEFL IBT) score of 79 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading 18, Writing 17, Listening 17 and Speaking 20.
The University also accepts many other English language qualifications and if you have any questions about our English Language requirements please contact the International Admissions Office and we will be glad to assist you.
(Direct entry to the final year of this programme requires students to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.)
Entry with advanced standing
Assessed on an individual basis. Only in exceptional circumstances will entry be possible to Year 2.
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