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How to apply

The School of Psychology & Neuroscience is eager to encourage applications from as wide a range of people as possible, and if you have non-standard qualifications we will be happy to advise on their acceptability.  Below is a breakdown of the requirements for both the Psychology degree and the Neuroscience degree (B140).

It is important to note that many factors are taken into account in determining the level of offer, and actual grades sought may be higher or lower than this.  For applicants offering passes obtained over more than one sitting, the grades required may be higher than this.


Single sitting:

  • SQA Highers: AAAB,
  • GCE A-Levels: AAB,
  • IB points: 35

Further details on psychology degrees.


There are no subject specific prerequisites for admission to the psychology course, so it is not necessary to have studied psychology before applying for a psychology course at the first year level. Indeed we do not specify any particular subjects beyond the University Faculties.

Psychology admissions contact:


Single sitting:

  • SQA Highers: AAAB,
  • GCE A-Levels: AAB,
  • IB points: 35 

Further on the neuroscience degree.


2 sciences from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.

Neuroscience admissions contact:

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