Psychology Foundation Year BSc

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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Course info

UCAS CODE C801
The Psychology Foundation Year course has been specifically developed to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of Psychology to prepare you for study on one of our BSc Psychology degrees.Throughout the duration of this course you will gain an understanding of the sub-disciplines, classic studies, career paths, underlying debates and controversies related to psychology. You will also acquire key transferrable skills that will prove invaluable when you ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
41st

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Psychology (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 - 91 = 9% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Psychology (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Psychology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2021

Entry requirements
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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

Psychology (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
84%
Sociology
22%
Biology
18%
English Literature
17%
English Language
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£16,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£16,000 per year
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How Psychology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 281 reviews

5 star 49%
4 star 34%
3 star 12%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,544 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 37%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CompUniGuide ranking
52nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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