PSYCHOLOGY FOUNDATION COURSE

Psychology is a fascinating yet challenging subject and will require your hard work and dedication to achieve success.

Our psychology foundation course offers a choice of pathways. One which combines study in Psychology and Biology and the other combining Psychology and Sociology. This combines with lessons to improve your English and small classes and individual attention from your personal tutor will set you on the path to success.

You’ll cover issues and debates in Psychology such as reductionism, determinism, nature/nurture, ethics and psychology as a science. You will look at the research of Loftus, Baron-Cohen, Milgram, Watson, Rayner and many others whilst looking at methods of investigation and carrying out practical research.  

Students who have studied on this course have gone on to study Psychology at universities such as King’s College London and the University of Surrey.

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These are the entry requirements for the Psychology Foundation Course.

  SEPTEMBER START JANUARY START
COURSE LEVEL RQF LEVEL 3 RQF LEVEL 3
AGE AT START OF COURSE 16.5 17
ENGLISH LEVEL IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5
PSYCHOLOGY September Start January Start
Minimum Age 16.5 17
Course Length 3 terms 2 terms*
Start Dates 2nd September 2019 6th January 2020
English Language Requirement IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week 23  >30
Location Cambridge Cambridge
Tuition Fees per Term £6700 £6700
Accommodation Options Residential or Homestay Homestay

On the psychology foundation course you’ll study the following subjects

Psychology (Science)Psychology (Humanities)
PsychologyPsychology
BiologySociology
MathsMaths
English (IELTS/EAP)English (IELTS/EAP)
PSHEPSHE
UCAS/TutorialsEnglish (IELTS/EAP

You can download the full course syllabus here

Here are some the university courses that our Psychology students were offered places on following their Foundation Course.

King’s College LondonBSc (Hons) Psychology
University of SurreyBSc (Hons) Psychology
Loughborough UniversityBSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology
University of WinchesterBSc (Hons) Psychology
University of PortsmouthBSc (Hons) Psychology

To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.