ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: ABB – BBB at A-level. For applicants offering at least one of the following subjects at A level: Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics, the typical offer will be BBB. GCSE profiles need to include a minimum of 5 passes at Grade A*-C, including Welsh/English Language and Maths.
EMPLOYABILITY: 91% of Swansea University Psychology students go on to work and/or study six months after graduating (Unistats, 2016).
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS are welcome to apply.
AVERAGE EARNINGS: Typical salaries for qualified primary and secondary school teachers are in the region of £22,467-£33,160, depending on experience. Within leadership and managerial roles in education, salaries can significantly exceed this. As a headteacher you could earn as much as £108,282 (DofE). With experience, qualified psychologists could earn between £47,088 and £81,000 or higher.
ACCREDITATION: Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).