If you have an inquisitive mind and want to develop a scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour, and experience, then this is the perfect degree for you. The key areas within psychology covered in this programme include biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, and more.
This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means that graduates obtaining at least a lower second class honours degree will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS - the basic requirement to train as a professional psychologist.
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The Foundation Year covers the essential academic skills you need to succeed at undergraduate study, from key subjects like research skills to basic numeracy, you’ll also study crime, law and psychology. You’ll then be prepared to go on and study this Bachelor’s of Science (Honours) degree.
Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and part of our School of Psychology, the key knowledge areas within the field will be covered, from research methods, biological psychology and cognitive psychology, to individual differences, developmental psychology and social psychology.
With an integrated foundation year, our BSc Psychology with Foundation Year course will equip you with the essential skills you’ll need for the study of the mind. The foundation year covers basic numeracy, academic and research skills and more, to lay the perfect groundwork for your studies.
With Arden University's online psychology foundation courses, you can learn 24/7 and gain knowledge of the history of psychological theory, ensuring you are well prepared for a future career in a number of psychology fields. This programme is delivered 100% online.
Developing Academic Skills
Using Numeracy, Data & IT
Research Skills & Using Information
Values, Ethics & Working Collaboratively
Crime & Law in Context
Psychology of Everyday Life
Introduction to Studying Psychology
Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology
Introduction to Research Methods I
Introduction to Research Methods II
Key Studies in Psychology
Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Personality & Intelligence
Brain & Behaviour
Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology
Contemporary Developmental Psychology
Mental Health & Illness
Please note that the modules listed may be subject to change.
Candidates for our online BSc Psychology Degree with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:
Your motivation for undertaking the programme
Relevant work experience
You also need a GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent.
If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).