Psychology

This ‘pure psychology’ course will allow students to gain a scientific understanding of the basic processes by which we learn, think, feel and adapt to our social conditions.

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Key Facts

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Degree

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Years Degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

Degree Overview

Psychology at Bangor University was founded in 1963 and is one of the UK’s oldest and largest psychology departments. We regularly rank among the top 10 in the National Student Survey for overall student satisfaction and with over 1,000 students we’re also one of the largest departments in the UK. Not only are we highly ranked for our teaching but we also have a global reputation for the quality of our research. In the most recent Research Exercise Framework, we ranked in the top 20 in the UK with 89% of our research considered either ‘Internationally Excellent’ or ‘World leading’. This research feeds directly into our teaching ensuring a fresh, vibrant learning experience and a large and varied range of modules studied with academics who have an international reputation in their specialist area.

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Important
  • The placement year provides students with a fantastic opportunity to broaden their horizons and develop valuable skills and contacts through working with a self-sourced organisation relevant to their degree subject.

Why Study this Degree

Careers prospects for psychology are very board-ranging due to the fact that it provides high-level literacy and numeracy skill and at Bangor University focuses on transferable skills throughout their degree.

There are a large number of specialist research labs including a 3T MRI scanner, TMS Labs, EEG facilities and a Brain anatomy laboratory.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.