Course Comparison

Course FdSc Psychology with Sociology BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology
Award Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Part-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location South Devon College Plymouth
Provider South Devon 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 units at merit. Must have 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.