Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

Fast-track your way to a successful career with this two-year BA (Hons) Business and Psychology degree, validated by the University of Surrey. Studying Business and Psychology will give you a range of interesting topics to explore in depth. Within Psychology, you will examine the complex workings of the mind, introducing you to a number of insightful topics, designed to stimulate and challenge your way of thinking. While in Business, you will explore a wide range of modules covering business operations and functions such as management, law and ethics, HR, consumer behaviour and digital media.

Our two-year fast-track degrees are awarded by the University of Surrey. They have been created so that you can:

  • Start your career or masters course a year sooner
  • Save money by paying for just two years’ tuition fees
  • Save money on the costs associated with being a student

The University Centre Farnborough Experience:

✓ Degrees awarded by the prestigious University of Surrey
✓ Nationally-recognised HNC/Ds awarded by Pearson
✓ Small campus experience where you won’t get lost in the crowd
✓ Dynamic new University Centre building and Study Centre
✓ Cash bursary of up to £2k for those students/courses that are eligible
✓ Welcoming environment for both mature students and college leavers
✓ Work-focused qualifications that link to the needs of the workplace
✓ Recognition of prior learning and experiences mean you could join a degree in the second or third year
✓ Graduation ceremony to share your successes


Fee Per Year £8000

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

This programme is taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, project work, peer-supported group work, and computer-based exercises.

What modules are covered?

Level 4 Modules:

  • Academic Skills
  • Management Concepts
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Introduction to Biological Psychology


Level 5 Modules:

  • Professional Development Portfolio
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Human Resources Management
  • Biological Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology I
  • Applied Research for Psychology


Level 6 Modules:

  • Final Year Project
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability in Business
  • Digital Media in Business
  • Social Psychology II
  • Individual Differences 
  • Cognitive Psychology 

How will I be assessed?

A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete an Honours degree and progress further in your career.

Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:

  • In-class tests
  • Assessed practical work
  • Assessed coursework / assignments
  • Formative assessment through assignment work feedback
  • Formal examination
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Project report
  • Project presentations
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What Next?

Our graduates develop high-level research, statistical, IT, and report-writing skills, which are valued by employers in various sectors. On successful completion students may progress to a Masters qualification or on to professional business programmes such as CIPD, CIM or CIMA, or full time employment.

Many Business & Psychology graduates may progress to work in healthcare and social services, charitable organisations, human resources, management, business and finance, consulting, and media and advertising.

The BSc joint Honours programme taught at Farnborough UCF is awarded by the University of Surrey.  Those students considering pursuing a career in psychology will need to take a Master’s Degree to convert their undergraduate degree into a BPS-accredited qualification. The British Psychological Society (BPS) is a representative body for psychologists and psychology in the United Kingdom.  

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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

You can apply for this higher education course in the following ways:

  • Via the UCAS websiteVisit www.ucas.com and browse the courses available under 'University Centre Farnborough'. 
  • Directly to University Centre Farnborough via the button on this webpage. Applications take around 15 minutes and are free of charge. You can apply to us direct at any time in the year (including after the UCAS deadline). Applications of this type are seperate to the UCAS system, which means you could also apply for more than the five universities that UCAS allows.

UCAS Code - BP19

Institution Code - F66

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

72 UCAS points from relevant subject(s)

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