Psychology (with a professional placement year) BSc (Hons)

University of Sussex

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Course info

UCAS CODE C802
About the courseStudy in one of the UK’s largest schools of psychology, where you will learn from passionate academics who are world-leaders in the areas that they teach.You will also apply to do a professional placement in your third year. You can tailor your course by choosing from an extensive range of modules and be confident that you’ll be supported by expert staff throughout your degree. Whatever your interest - clinical, child development, cognitive, forensic, health, social and applied ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
41st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Sandwich
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£20,000
UK Psychology (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2022

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

Psychology (Non-Specific)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
89%
Biology
29%
English Literature
23%
Sociology
21%
History
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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£22,500 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£22,500 per year
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International Fees
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28 Mar 22

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11 Feb 22

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How Psychology (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 72 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 59%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 941 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 56%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Sussex
CUG ranking
41st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Sussex is a word-leading research-intensive institution (REF, 2021) based near the popular seaside city of Brighton. A welcoming and creative place, Brighton is the perfect destination to live and study. With more than 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, students at the University of Sussex have plenty of choice when choosing a degree. The university works hard to stimulate, excite and challenge students, reflected by their research, campus, culture and courses. At Sussex, the teaching faculty boasts three Nobel prize winners, 12 Fellows of the British Academy and a winner of the highly acclaimed Crafoord Prize. Sustainability is a priority at Sussex, with a goal of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2035.

Where you'll study

University of Sussex

Sussex House Undergraduate Admissions Falmer Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN1 9RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  1.1 miles away

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