The Foundation Degree will be of benefit to anyone working or wanting to work in areas such as:
- Social work
- The judiciary
You can however, continue into a third year at the University of Bedfordshire on the BA Psychological Studies, the BA Psychology and Criminal Behaviour or BA Criminology programme. Successful completion of this will lead to an Honours Degree, students completing the Foundation Degree may also wish to consider progressing to further training or employment.
It will not, however lead to GBR (Graduate Basis of Registration) status issued by the British Psychological Society, which is necessary to become a professional Psychologist, e.g. educational or clinical. If you wish to study a British Psychological Society accredited degree you can progress on to the second year, Level 5, of the BSc (Hons) Psychology or BSc Psychology and Criminal Behaviour course in the University of Bedfordshire.
An Honours Degree can take you into a wide range of occupations, including the above, plus human resources training and other roles in industry.