Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Psychology with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

**Foundation courses**
A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:

You don’t have the grades for a full degree course
You have non-traditional qualifications or experience
You’re starting university after some time away from education
You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.

**Life as a foundation year student**
During a foundation year you’ll...

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5 Years

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Stag Hill

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Stag Hill

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Scottish Higher


Overall: BBBCC GCSE or Equivalent: Scottish National 5: English Language and Mathematics grade C

Access to HE Diploma


Overall: QAA recognised Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits overall including 21 at Distinction, 3 at Merit and and 21 at Pass Required subjects: Access content will be assessed by Faculty Must include 15 level 3 credits in Science. GCSE or Equivalent: Inclusion of GCSE English and Mathematics equivalent within Access programme

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Overall: 29 GCSE or Equivalent: English, HL4/SL4 (including MYP). Maths, HL4/SL4 (including MYP). Maths Studies, SL4.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


Overall: MMM Required subjects: Please contact us to discuss suitability.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English and Mathematics grade C (4) (or equivalents may be considered).

Extended Project


Applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) will receive our standard A level offer, plus an alternate offer of one A level grade lower, subject to achieving an A grade in the EPQ. The one grade reduction will not apply to any required subjects.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Overall: Pass overall with CCC from a combination of the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and two A levels. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. GCSE or Equivalent: Inclusion of GCSE English and Mathematics equivalent within the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

A level


Overall: CCC We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

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