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psychology degree

BA (Hons) Psychology with Sociology

  • 6

    Level 6

  • Duration
    3 years

  • Start Date
    September 2019

  • Venue
    Norfolk House, Exchange Street

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2019, Full Time

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This course is subject to revalidation in 2018/19 and therefore may be subject to change.

Psychology is the science of how people think, feel and behave. In this course you will investigate emotions, mental health, relationships, social behaviour and optimal functioning and ask how we can apply this understanding to improve people’s lives. The companion Sociology modules focus on how society functions and changes.

All of City College Norwich’s Degree programmes are validated by the UEA, meaning that the quality of the awards you get is assured by a world renowned Higher Education organisation.

You will be expected to come into college for a minimum of two days a week. Teaching will involve lectures, guest speakers, small group sessions or seminars, tutorials, workshops, and may involve visits to conferences and field trips.

UCAS Code C8L3

Unistats for this course

Why our College?

Outstanding progression

97% of our full time gradates and 100% of our part time graduates are in employment of further study 6 months after completing their degree (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes).

This places our College in the top 10% of providers and provides you with excellent routes to get you to where you want to be.

Flexible study options

Most of our courses require no more than two days attendance at college. This means you can continue to work alongside your studies and balance other commitments.

Smaller class sizes

Our smaller class sizes mean you get all the support you need during studies. This is a crucial difference to larger universities and provides you with access to your lecturers when you need them.

Entry Requirements

We attract students from varied backgrounds and encourage them to reach their full potential. A minimum of 80 tariff points is usually required but we have no standard offer as we take into account your reference, motivation and commitment to the course, as well as any projected or actual A level grades or other qualifications. We welcome students from Access Diplomas and applicants may be invited to interview. Please note that you must apply for this course through UCAS.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is: IELTS (SELT) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components). Please contact the Advice shop for advice and guidance. International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the International Students webpage


All modules are assessed at the end of the term and some modules have additional mid-term assignments. We use various assessment methods, including examinations, essays, reports, presentations, portfolios, dissertations and projects.


Graduates of this course might wish to go on to further study which could include MA or PhD research.

Career Progression

Graduates might seek to follow a career in social services, education, youth work, mental health, psychology, the probation service, general management or human resources.


£7,500 per year