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Joint Honours Psychology and Biology BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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Course info

UCAS CODE C8C1
This BPS -accredited degree allows you to combine the study of animal, plant and human biology with the study of human and animal behaviour. You will study all forms of life, from micro-organisms to mammals, and explore why humans and animals think and behave as they do. You will enjoy a high level of laboratory and fieldwork in this degree: taking part in experiments, running your own, and analysing the results.

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Uni rankings

Psychology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
57th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
37th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
3 Years

Biology (Non-Specific)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Biology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£19,000

Psychology (Non-Specific)

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Psychology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Psychology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£18,000

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Biology (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
97%
Chemistry
47%
Mathematics
32%
Geography
25%
Psychology
22%

Psychology (Non-Specific)

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How Biology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 29 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 52%
3 star 10%
2 star 0%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,244 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 58%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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Newcastle University
CUG ranking
37th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, alongside a reputation for academic excellence. As a founding member of the elite Russell Group, Newcastle is known for world-class, royally recognised research and innovative teaching methods covering a comprehensive portfolio of subjects. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment, as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience. The main campus is located in the centre of the city, with fast and convenient railway connections to the rest of the country. Newcastle is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is renowned for Northumberland’s miles upon miles of beaches and rugged coastline.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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