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International Year One in Psychology

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of a professionally accredited Psychology degree at the University of Exeter.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by the University of Exeter.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in other subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

Academic requirements:

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

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at University of Exeter you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth over £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
16 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
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*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

22-24 hours per week

Class size: 17
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Average total per week: 22 hours

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


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Teacher helps international students in classroom at University of Exeter

A fascinating subject that offers a wide range of topics to explore, the BSc (Hons) Psychology is an excellent foundation to your career. You’ll learn about the key areas of psychology, from cognitive and biological to clinical and personality traits, as well as building your research skills and data analysis.

The University of Exeter has state-of-the-art facilities, as well as specialist equipment to record brain activity and eye movements, and laboratories for studying.

This degree offers a variety of career opportunities in subject-related areas, plus academic and communication skills that will transfer to a range of sectors.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on your successes and meet the requirements for entry to the second year of a degree. Marks from the International Year One programme do not count towards the final degree, but help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in other subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

Academic requirements:

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

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at University of Exeter you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth over £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
16 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

22-24 hours per week

Class size: 17
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Average total per week: 22 hours

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

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Teacher helps international students in classroom at University of Exeter

A fascinating subject that offers a wide range of topics to explore, the BSc (Hons) Psychology is an excellent foundation to your career. You’ll learn about the key areas of psychology, from cognitive and biological to clinical and personality traits, as well as building your research skills and data analysis.

The University of Exeter has state-of-the-art facilities, as well as specialist equipment to record brain activity and eye movements, and laboratories for studying.

This degree offers a variety of career opportunities in subject-related areas, plus academic and communication skills that will transfer to a range of sectors.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on your successes and meet the requirements for entry to the second year of a degree. Marks from the International Year One programme do not count towards the final degree, but help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
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