School of Psychology and Wellbeing

BSc Psychology with English Literature (2-year degree)

  • Full-time
  • Typical Offers: A-level: BBB-BBC / IB: 31-32 (or equivalent) / BTEC: DDM from relevant National Diploma
  • UCAS Code: C8Q2

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Typical offers

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Applications to Buckingham are individually considered by the Admissions Office and other factors may be taken in to account. Applicants with BTEC and similar qualifications are also welcome to apply, including if you have a mix of BTEC and A levels. Equivalent A-level grades are accepted (for example BBD equivalent to BCC). We also accept a wide range of international qualifications including International Baccalaureate.

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in slightly lower A-level grades being required.

Foundation options are also available. Please contact the Admissions Office ( or +44 (0)1280 820227 for more information.

Applicants must also have GCSE English and Maths at Grade C / Grade 4, or above (or equivalent). IELTS requirements are as follows: (Academic) 6.5 Average of 6.5 (with 6.0 or above in each component). Pre-sessional and foundation options are also available to support English Language competency and preparation for Higher Education study.

Taster tutorials

We offer prospective students the opportunity to see the Psychology degree in action at one of our Psychology Taster Tutorials. Dates are available throughout the year.

Wed 30

Psychology Taster (30 Oct 2019)

Wed 30 October 2019 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Nov 13

Psychology Taster (13 Nov 2019)

Wed 13 November 2019 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Feb 19

Psychology Taster (19 Feb 2020)

Wed 19 February 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Mar 18

Psychology Taster (18 Mar 2020)

Wed 18 March 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Apr 08

Psychology Taster (8 Apr 2020)

Wed 8 April 2020 @ 14:00 - 16:00

Flexible entry

All of our undergraduate programmes operate a flexible entry process, and the Admissions Tutor is happy to consider entrants from all backgrounds with slightly lower qualifications if they are able to demonstrate an alternative eligibility for the course. This may be in the form of relevant work experience, keen aptitude and a passion for the subject, or unlocked potential that you feel can be discovered through your studies at Buckingham. If you are uncertain whether you will be eligible to apply for this course, please contact the Admissions Team.

UCAS applications

You may apply either through the national UCAS university admissions system or at any time directly to the University using our own online application form. Our UCAS code is B90.

Mature students

The University’s two-year degree attracts a wide range of applicants from those who have recently completed A-levels (or equivalent) to more mature students. Age is no barrier to learning and we welcome all applications from suitably qualified students

International students

We are happy to consider all international applications and if you are an international student, you may find it useful to visit our international pages for details of entry requirements from your home country.

The University is a UKVI Tier 4 Sponsor.

English levels

If English is not your first language, please check our undergraduate English language requirements. If your English levels don’t meet our minimum requirements, you may be interested in applying for our Pre-sessional English Language Foundation Programmes.

Selection process

Wherever possible, you will be invited to the University to meet the Admissions Tutor for an informal interview and to have a tour of our campus. If you are an international applicant, it may not be possible for you to visit in person, so if the Admissions Tutor has any queries about your application you may be conducted by Skype, email or phone.

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Our Admissions Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Call us on +44 (0)1280 820227 or email:

Terms and conditions for prospective students

When you are offered a place at the University you will be notified of the terms and conditions between the University and students on our courses of study. When you accept an offer of a place on the course at the University a legal contract is formed between you and the University on the basis of the terms and conditions outlined in your offer letter which are also given below. Your offer letter and the terms and conditions contain important information which you should read carefully before accepting an offer. Read the admissions terms and conditions > >