Course: BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology

Study Level

Level 6


Great Yarmouth Campus

The Place University Centre


Three Years



Are you interested in how children learn, offending behaviour, mental health, and want to gain an understanding of the processes and mechanisms that underpin human behaviour and experience?

This course is designed to help you develop an understanding of the theories that inform care and education service provision and will enhance your practice and career progression. The course is aimed at those with an interest in human development and behaviour and who may be working in settings where they support children and/or adults.

You will learn to investigate questions, exploring contemporary issues centred on people’s lives. You will acquire the skills necessary to apply theory and research to the real world, giving you the context needed to put your skills to use in the workplace.

You will study a range of engaging modules, which may include:

  • The Psychology of Counselling
  • Cognitive Psychology: Basic Methodologies, Key Findings and Concepts
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Early Social and Emotional Development
  • Clinical Approaches to Psychological Disorders
  • The Biological Bases of Behaviour
  • Health Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology

You can apply for this course on the University of Suffolk website to study at the East Coast College Great Yarmouth campus. Click ‘More Information’ to be taken to the full course and application page.

This course is due to move to The Place – our new university centre opening in Great Yarmouth town centre – in 2025!


96 UCAS points, CCC (A-Level), MMM (BTEC).

Applicants are also required to have GCSE English and maths grade 4 or above, or equivalent Level 2 qualifications. Applicants who do not hold these qualifications may be considered on an individual basis based upon their overall application and the course applied for.

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