International Year One in Psychology

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of a professionally accredited Psychology degree at UEA.

Key information

  • Students are a part of the University's School of Psychology from day one.
  • Participate in lectures with Year 1 UEA Psychology students and get a feel for university-style teaching.
  • Opportunities to participate in research conducted by third-year and postgraduate students.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 13-14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 17

Award

Certificate of Higher Education (RQF Level 4) from UEA.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures are taught alongside current University of East Anglia students.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.

Why University of East Anglia?

  • Progression degrees accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Degrees available with an optional year abroad.
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities, including a fully-immersive virtual reality suite, electroecncephalography (EEG), and eye-tracking and motion tracking equipment.

Student success

93% Passed
100% Eligible

Take a look at our student progression results in International Year One in Psychology in 2018-19.

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to the University of East Anglia of those who passed

Start Dates September
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

Satisfactory completion of A-levels to the required standards, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 10 April 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023


Modules

A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

Credit value

English and Study Skills for Psychology

0 Credits

Psychology of the Individual for International Students

40 Credits

Research, Design and Analysis

40 Credits

Self and Society for International Students

40 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Cognitive Psychology-BSc (Hons)

60%

Minimum of 40% in Research Design and Analysis modules, 55% in all other modules, minimum English 60%.


Developmental Psychology-BSc (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Research Design and Analysis modules, 55% in all other modules, minimum of 60% in all English components.


Psychology-BSc (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Research Design and Analysis modules, 55% in all other modules, minimum English 60% in all components.


Social Psychology-BSc (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Research Design and Analysis modules, 55% in all other modules, minimum English 60% in all components