UWS Clearing 2022




BSc (Hons)


4 years full-time


September 2022





About the course

If you fancy learning about the inner workings of the mind and human behaviour, the UWS’s BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is for you.

You’ll study the human mind and associated behaviour and develop key skills in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data – which will allow you to apply your knowledge in research and investigation processes to solve problems in real-world settings.

UWS’s BSc (Hons) Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society, which provides the basis for Graduate Registration.

  • This degree will prepare you for a career as a Chartered Psychologist.
  • You’ll study the human mind and associated behaviour so that you can apply knowledge within real-world environments.
  • You’ll develop key skills in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data to improve your understanding of the research and investigation process.
  • From communication, numeracy and teamwork, to computing, critical thinking and independent working, this programme will equip you with a range of skills employers value.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBBB or ABBC (108 UCAS Points)
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 27 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Science or Social Sciences* or Social Studies* or Social Care or Social Services or Counselling or Care & Admin Practice or Coaching & Developing Sport or Early Education & Childcare or Childhood Practice or Applied Sciences or Additional Support Needs: Managing & Supporting Services or Legal Services with Criminology and Police Studies
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Sport Therapy
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB (including SQA Higher English); or Access to Life Sciences BBB (including SQA Higher English); or Access to Education BBB; or Access to Social Science BBB; or Access to Primary Education BBB or Access to Medical Studies BBB or Access to Dietics BBB (must include numeracy and Biology)
Additional access courses
  • University of Glasgow Access to Arts and Social Science (BBBB)
  • University of Strathclyde Pre-Entry Access course with B level performance

* Year 2 entry may be possible (see Year 2 entry requirements)

  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Psychology 
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Social Sciences or Social Studies, or relevant discipline (for SQA HNCs, with Grade B in the Graded Unit) 
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Social Science – applications may be considered but will be done on an individual basis

Further information

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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