BA (Hons) Psychosocial Studies

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Introduction

Explore the relationship between ‘self’ and society. This degree course is an excellent choice if you’re considering a career in fields such as health, education, criminal justice, social work or HR management.

Study at University Centre West Anglia and combine the study of individuals – using psychology and psychoanalysis – with the wider cultural and systemic studies of sociology. You’ll gain a rounded understanding of human behaviours, nature and relationships, as well as the ability to apply the theory practically to a variety of questions and fields.

In the earlier modules you’ll learn the fundamentals of sociology and social, health and developmental psychology. Then, with this in place, you’ll be able to progress to more specialist modules, examining key aspects of the individual and social world.

Central to this is exploring how we shape, and are shaped by, our social surroundings – and what this means in the many specialist fields you could choose to study. You’ll be able to research your own preferred subject area for your final-year Major Project.

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Facilities

Facilities at UcWA

Study at University Centre West Anglia and benefit from facilities including:

  • 14 digitally-enabled classrooms
  • 120-seat multimedia lecture theatre
  • a Learning Resource Centre, containing traditional and modern resources to enhance your learning
  • depending on your course, you may use the £2.5m Creative Studios building.

Careers

Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in many fields, including criminal justice, health and allied professions, social work, teaching, and HR management.

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