Course Comparison

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) Counselling Studies
Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
4 years 1 year
Assessment breakdown
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Course type
Full-time Full-time
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Plymouth Cornwall College
School of Psychology Cornwall College
Entry requirements

A level/AS level: For level 3 entry the tariff points entry level will normally be 32-48 points from A level or equivalent. Non-standard applicants will normally be interviewed.

BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma:  All applications to be referred to the Admissions Tutor.

Access to Higher Education at level 3:  Candidates can be interviewed before an offer is made. Pass an Access to HE Diploma in any subjects with at least 33 credits at Merit/Distinction.

Welsh Baccalaureate:  All applications to be referred to the Admissions Tutor.

Scottish Qualifications: Authority 32-48 points at Advanced Highers.

Irish Leaving Certificate:  Irish Highers, H5 in five subjects equivalent to 32-48 points.

International Baccalaureate:  Normal minimum entry requirements are 24 points overall - refer to admissions tutor. If overseas and not studying English within IB, must have IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 in all other elements.

GCSE: English and Maths grade C / 4 or above or equivalent.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates returning to study, who can offer work or other related experience in lieu of formal qualifications. Therefore candidates with non-standard qualifications are assessed on an individual basis, usually via interview. We encourage any candidate who is unsure regarding the suitability of their qualifications or experience to contact Admissions in the first instance, who will then liaise with the Admissions Tutor and Programme Lead.

English language requirements.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.