BA (Hons) Psychosocial Studies

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In summary…

Course Length

3 years full-time or up to 6 years part-time

Tuition Fees*

Full-time course fee is £8490 p.a. and part-time course fee is £3500 p.a.


King's Lynn Campus

Entry Requirements**

Please see entry requirements below



Course Starts

September 2019

*more information on fees and additional costs available on the finance page.
**subject to specific entry requirements as detailed below

Full-time and part time students take a variety of modules in order to build up a programme of study which suits their own subject interest or future career plans. All students have a personal tutor who they can meet at least twice a semester to review progress and assist with any personal or academic problems. In the first year of the programme students are provided with study skills and tutorials in order to hone skills relevant to Higher Education.

 During Year 1 (Level 4) modules may include: Psychoanalysis of the Self 1, Researching Social Issues, Social and Developmental Psychology, Issues in Child Development and Social psychology, Comparing Social Lives, Sociology and the Self, Political Ideologies and Social Controversies, the Sociological Imagination

During Year 2 (Level 5) modules may include: Contemporary Social Psychology, Violent Crime, Individual and Society, Theories of Crime and Deviance, Social Research Methods, Social Divisions and Inequalities, Knowledge and Belief

During Year 3 (Level 6) modules may include: Critical Issues in Health Psychology, Gender Relations, Clinical Psychology, Psychoanalysis and the Self 2, Concepts of Good and Evil, Nature and Society, Lifespan Development, Sexuality and Social Control, Criminal Psychology. There will also be a core Major Project Module which students will need to undertake in order to achieve the Honours component of the degree programme. Students will be informed as to which core modules are and which choice modules in more detail are during induction week.

Course Modules

Modules to be confirmed

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have GCSE English at 4 (Grade C) or above (or equivalent). 
  • 72 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent level 3 qualification, e.g. Extended Diploma (MMP) or Access course (30 level 3 credits at merit grade are required)
  • Applicants need not have studied these subjects previously to be accepted onto the course. 
  • An interview will be required.

International (EEA) applicants:

International applicants from the European Economic Area (EEA) may be asked to complete IELTS and achieve a level 7 if there are significant doubts about an applicant's level to communicate. A NARIC statement of comparability will be required to translate grades into their UK equivalents.


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