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    I am pondering whether to apply for History, Psychology or Politics.

    I am pretty sure that I want to do Psychology, but does that mean I can still apply for a Philosophy or Politics post graduate after?
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    Yeah, pretty much.
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    Yep. My brother did French and Politics undergrad, then a computer science postgrad. Why don't you look up postgrad courses and have a look at their entry requirements?
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    You can, but you need to make sure you continue to do relevant things throughout your undergraduate degree so that when it comes to making postgraduate applications you will be able to say "well, I did my first degree in psychology, but during this time I have also done x, y and z".

    Or failing this, why can't you do a joint honours degree in Psychology & Politics/Psychology & Philosophy?
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    (Original post by Angelil)
    You can, but you need to make sure you continue to do relevant things throughout your undergraduate degree so that when it comes to making postgraduate applications you will be able to say "well, I did my first degree in psychology, but during this time I have also done x, y and z".

    Or failing this, why can't you do a joint honours degree in Psychology & Politics/Psychology & Philosophy?
    Thanks, yeah I was thinking of reading a lot of online journals and books etc and participating in the relevant clubs.

    I cant seem to find any Uni's that do such joint honours unless you know of some? Also, isnt a joint honours held in less regard?
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    I cant seem to find any Uni's that do such joint honours unless you know of some? Also, isnt a joint honours held in less regard?
    Do a UCAS search. There are fair few.

    Aberystwyth, Dundee, Glasgow, Keele, Strathclyde do PolPsych. Teesside do "Social Sciences" so this will still allow you to combined both. Aberystwyth has an excellent politics department and Glasgow is a strong, all round university.

    Cambridge offer SPS. I think you'll take politics, psychology and sociology in your first year then specialise in one or two in the second and third.

    Brookes do IR and Psychology

    Aberdeen, Bristol, Durham, Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow, Bath Spa, Heythrop, Hull, Keele, Nottingham, Oxford, St Andrews and Warwick offer Philosophy and Psychology (there are more). It's quite a popular combination

    There there are combined honours programmes offered by a few universities including Durham, Newcastle and Exeter. Depending on the programme specifications these may allow you to do psychology, politics and philosophy (or just two of the three). Durham's Combined Honours in the Social Sciences or their similar programme in the arts certainly will.

    Or degrees at the Scottish Ancients. You can still study a single honours degree but take modules in other subjects for your first two years. Even outside Scotland you can take elective modules (modules outside your department) although this will depend on the university and course.

    Joint Honours degrees certainly aren't less respected. This is a bit of a myth.

    You will need to take into account the fact that few, if any, of these psychology degrees will be accredited by the BPS. So this might cause problems if you're hoping to become a psychologist at a later stage.

    But joint honoues degrees in general aren't strictly "less respected" and I really don't understand where this myth comes from.

    Even if you do a psychology degree you will be able to change subject at postgrad especially if you have a keen interest and some prior experience of the subject. The three subects are, in some respects, quite related. Changing from the sciences and social sciences, including psychology from undergrad, to philosophy at postgrad is far from uncommon.
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    Do a UCAS search. There are fair few.

    Aberystwyth, Dundee, Glasgow, Keele, Strathclyde do PolPsych. Teesside do "Social Sciences" so this will still allow you to combined both. Aberystwyth has an excellent politics department and Glasgow is a strong, all round university.

    Cambridge offer SPS. I think you'll take politics, psychology and sociology in your first year then specialise in one or two in the second and third.

    Brookes do IR and Psychology

    Aberdeen, Bristol, Durham, Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow, Bath Spa, Heythrop, Hull, Keele, Nottingham, Oxford, St Andrews and Warwick offer Philosophy and Psychology (there are more). It's quite a popular combination

    There there are combined honours programmes offered by a few universities including Durham, Newcastle and Exeter. Depending on the programme specifications these may allow you to do psychology, politics and philosophy (or just two of the three). Durham's Combined Honours in the Social Sciences or their similar programme in the arts certainly will.

    Or degrees at the Scottish Ancients. You can still study a single honours degree but take modules in other subjects for your first two years. Even outside Scotland you can take elective modules (modules outside your department) although this will depend on the university and course.

    Joint Honours degrees certainly aren't less respected. This is a bit of a myth.

    You will need to take into account the fact that few, if any, of these psychology degrees will be accredited by the BPS. So this might cause problems if you're hoping to become a psychologist at a later stage.

    But joint honoues degrees in general aren't strictly "less respected" and I really don't understand where this myth comes from.

    Even if you do a psychology degree you will be able to change subject at postgrad especially if you have a keen interest and some prior experience of the subject. The three subects are, in some respects, quite related. Changing from the sciences and social sciences, including psychology from undergrad, to philosophy at postgrad is far from uncommon.
    Thank you so much for everything! I completely forgot about Ucas Course Search!
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    I don't think a joint honours is held in less regard, no. Anyone who thinks that is a fool, anyway - a joint honours degree is certainly not half the work from each of the single honours degrees (more like 75/75!).

    As for courses relating to your preferred subjects, I found the following:
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    University of Aberdeen
    Psychology and Philosophy (VC58)
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)

    Aberystwyth University
    Psychology and Politics (CL8F)

    Bath Spa University
    Philosophy & Ethics and Psychology (VC58)

    Birmingham University
    Philosophy and Political Science (VL52)

    University of Brighton
    Politics and Applied Psychology (CL82)

    University of Bristol
    Psychology and Philosophy (VC58)
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)

    Canterbury Christ Church University
    Psychology with Politics and Governance (C8LG)
    Global Politics with Psychology (L2CW)
    Politics & Governance and Psychology (LC28)
    Psychology with Global Politics (C8LF)

    Cardiff University
    Philosophy/Politics (LV25)

    University of Central Lancashire
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)
    Politics and Philosophy (LV25)

    University of Dundee
    Philosophy and Psychology (CV85)
    Politics and Psychology (CL82)
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)

    Durham University
    Philosophy and Psychology (CV85)

    University of East Anglia
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)

    University of Edinburgh
    Philosophy and Psychology (VC58)
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)

    University of Essex
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)
    Philosophy and Politics (International Exchange) (LV2M)

    University of Exeter
    Philosophy and Political Economy (VL51)
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)
    Philosophy and Politics with Study Abroad (VL5F)

    University of Glasgow
    Philosophy/Psychology (CV85)
    Philosophy/Psychology (CVV5)
    Politics/Psychology (CL82)
    Philosophy/Politics (LV25)
    Philosophy/Politics (LVF5)

    Glasgow Caledonian University
    Psychology and Politics (C800)

    University of Gloucestershire
    Psychology and Religion, Philosophy & Ethics (CVM6)

    University of Greenwich
    Philosophy with Psychology (V5C8)
    Philosophy with Politics (V5LF)
    Politics and Philosophy (LV25)
    University of Hertfordshire
    Psychology/Philosophy (C8V5)

    Heythrop College (University of London)
    Psychology and Philosophy (CV85)

    University of Hull
    Psychology with Philosophy (C8V5)

    Keele University
    Applied Psychology and Philosophy (CV8M)
    Applied Psychology and Politics (CL8F)
    Philosophy and Psychology (CV85)
    Politics and Psychology (CL82)
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)

    University of Kent
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)

    Kingston University
    Politics with Psychology (L2C8)
    Psychology with Politics (C8L2)

    Lancaster University
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)

    Leeds Metropolitan University
    Psychology and Politics (CL82)

    Loughborough University
    Politics with a minor (L200)

    LSE
    Politics and Philosophy (LV25)

    University of Manchester
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)

    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Philosophy/Psychology (VC58)
    Philosophy/Psychology (VCM8)
    International Politics/Philosophy (LV25)
    Philosophy/Politics (VL52)

    Newman University College, Birmingham
    Psychology with Philosophy and Theology (C8V5)
    Psychology with Philosophy, Religion & Ethics (C8VM)

    University of Northampton
    Psychology/Philosophy (C8V5)
    Politics/Philosophy (L2V5)

    University of Nottingham
    Psychology and Philosophy (CV85)

    Oxford University
    Psychology and Philosophy (CV85)

    Oxford Brookes University
    Philosophy/Psychology (CV85)
    Politics/Psychology (CL82)
    Philosophy/Politics (LV25)

    Queens University Belfast
    Philosophy/Politics (VLM2)

    University of Reading
    Psychology and Philosophy (CV85)
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)

    Royal Holloway, University of London
    Politics and Philosophy (LV25)
    Politics with Philosophy (L2V5)

    University of Sheffield
    Politics and Philosophy (LV25)

    University of Southampton
    Philosophy and Politics (VL52)

    St Mary's University College, Twickenham
    Philosophy and Psychology (CV85)

    Staffordshire University
    Philosophy and Psychology (CV85)

    University of Stirling
    Philosophy and Politics (LV25)

    University of Strathclyde
    Politics and Psychology (LC28)

    University of Sunderland
    Politics and Psychology (LC28)
    Politics with Psychology (L2C8)
    Psychology with Politics (C8L2)

    University of Sussex
    Politics and Philosophy (LVF5)

    University of Ulster
    International Politics with Psychology (L2C8)

    University of Warwick
    Philosophy with Psychology (V5C8)

    University of Winchester
    Politics & Global Studies and Psychology (LC2V)

    University of Wolverhampton
    Politics and Philosophy (LV25)

    University of Worcester
    Politics: People & Power and Psychology (LC28)

    University of York
    Philosophy/Politics (VL52)


    And you say you couldn't find anything?! :eek:

    Unless you meant places that allow you to do all three...I can't help you with that. I think UCLAN and some of the Scottish universities might allow you to, but then you still have to drop one halfway through usually so you'd just be in the same position then as you are now.
 
 
 
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