What will I learn?

This BPS-accredited Psychology with Behaviour Analysis degree provides practical skills in applied behaviour analysis. You’ll gain a solid knowledge of how behaviour analysis is used to understand the causes of challenging behaviour, and how to develop therapeutic interventions to manage this behaviour.You can complete work and voluntary placements with a range of organisations, including local pupil referral units, primary and secondary schools, local health boards and youth offending teams. In your final year, you can also design, implement and evaluate a behaviour change intervention.Our Psychology degrees are based at the Treforest campus. USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place. From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with.

Which department am I in?

Psychology, Early Years & Therapeutic Studies

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£12,600.00 (US$ 16,270) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020

Venue

Pontypridd

University of South Wales,

Pontypridd,

Rhondda, Cynon, Taff,

CF37 1DL, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade lower than B can be considered for entry to our Foundation Years. Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade B average or above and have a SAT combined score of 1100 or above (550+ in each test) – Applicants who sat the SAT previous to 2016 will require a combined score of 1670+ can be considered for entry to the first year of the degree Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade B average or above and have an ACT (American College Test) score of 23 or above can be considered for entry to the first year of the degree Applicants who have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade B average or above and have an Advanced Placement Tests with grade 3 and above in at least 3 relevant Group A, AP subjects can gain entry to the first year of the degree Applicants who have successfully completed a 2 year Associate Degree of Professional Diploma at an institution such as a community college can be considered for advanced entry to the 2nd year of a relevant degree programme. IELTS with an average overall score of 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component for undergraduate study.

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About this uni

95% of graduates at the University of South Wales are found to be in work or study within six months of graduation.

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