Course Comparison

Course
MPsych (Hons) Psychology BSc (Hons) Psychology
Award
Master of Psychology - MPsych (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration
4 years 3 years
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time Full-time
Placement
(+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Psychology School of Psychology
Entry requirements

A Level: 120–128 points from a minimum of three A levels from any subjects (excluding General Studies).  

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

International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall.
English – Advanced 4+ (A1) or 5 (A2/B); Standard 5+ (A1) or 6 (A2/B). Maths – Standard 4.

Access courses: Pass Access to HE Science/Combined Science/Humanities/Social Sciences course with 60 credits overall, to include 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at distinction and 15 credits at merit or higher.

T level
Distinction in any subjects.

GCSE
5 GCSE subjects at a pass are preferred and this does not necessarily need to be Mathematics and English subjects.

Extended entry requirements
Other international qualifications considered – please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

A Level: 112-120 points from a minimum of three A levels from any subjects (excluding General Studies). Must include Biology if applying for Psychology with Human Biology.

Other combinations and non-A level qualifications considered; please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

International Baccalaureate: 26-30 points overall.

BTEC: DMM-DDM in any subject.

Access courses: Pass an Access to HE course in science, humanities or combined social sciences with at least 33 credits at merit.

T level: Merit, any subjects.

GCSE: 5 GCSE subjects at a pass are preferred and this does not necessarily need to be Mathematics and English subjects.

Extended entry requirements