Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Social Sciences BSc (Hons) Psychology
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Highlands College Plymouth
Provider Highlands College School of Psychology
Entry requirements -
BBB at A level excluding general studies.

International Baccalaureate: 28 points overall. English accepted within - if Advanced Level = 4+ (A1) or 5 (A2/B) - if Standard Level = 5+ (A1) or 6 (A2/B) - Standard Level 4 in maths. If overseas and not studying English within IB – must have IELTS at 7.0 overall with 7.0 in all elements.

All relevant international qualifications will be considered - please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM - any subject.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.
                                                                                                       
Access courses: pass Access (ie science, humanities, combined, social sciences) with at least 33 credits at merit. GCSE English and mathematics grade C / 4 or above or equivalent alongside. 

Candidates concerned about meeting this offer are encouraged to contact the Institution direct.

English language requirements.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.