University of Essex Online - BSc (Hons) Psychology

In this accredited programme you will learn about the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of psychology, and different research methods.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 18500 £
  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • 06 September 2022

Course Information

Psychology is a thought-provoking subject involving the study of the mind and behaviour, which can help you to understand your place in the world. Designed and run by experts in the field, the courses enable you to develop core transferable skills and knowledge that will enhance your career development and improve your employability within psychology and related fields.

You can study the BPS accredited BSc Psychology or explore a complementary area of interest with our combined degrees in business psychology or criminal psychology.

The course is 100% assignment based with every module having engagement activities enabling you to collaborate and interact with other students and tutors. 


About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The BSc (Hons) Psychology is made up of modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 360 credits.



Entry requirements

For the academic entry route you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
■ three A-levels or equivalent

For the work experience entry route you must meet the following criteria:
■ GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
■ three years’ relevant work experience

If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we will ask you to pass our free online English test.

Apply before:

01 September 2022

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University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - BSc (Hons) Psychology