Skip to main content

Neuroscience and Psychology BSc

UCAS code: C845, C846 (with year abroad), C847 (with professional placement year)

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years or 4 years with a year abroad or a professional placement year
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Our Neuroscience & Psychology BSc program cuts across disciplinary boundaries to provide you with the knowledge and skills that you need to understand the workings of the brain and the relationship between mental and neural processes in health and disease. Offered by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), the premier centre for mental health and related neurosciences research in Europe, it emphasizes research-led teaching and provides an unparalleled opportunity to benefit from the expertise of world leading experts and state of the art facilities.

Key benefits

  • You will study in a multidisciplinary environment, learning from and working with world leading experts in neuroscience and psychology
  • You will develop knowledge across disciplines and levels of analysis, from cells and molecules to cognitive and cultural processes
  • You will be trained in the latest technological and methodological developments in cognitive, systems and computational neuroscience
  • You will develop the computational, statistical and analytical skills required to work with complex neuroscientific data
  • You will develop the skills and mind-set required for working with people from diverse scientific backgrounds
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake a year’s professional placement or a year abroad. This year is subject to achieving a certain grade point average and being accepted at a partner institution
Amanda

This course has been thoughtfully designed to impart all the knowledge and skills we could need to venture deeper into Neuroscience or Psychology in the future. We learn from researchers who are experts in their fields — it's a real privilege!

Amanda, Neuroscience & Psychology BSc

Employability

Neuroscience & Psychology BSc graduates can follow a variety of careers, within scientific research and beyond. You will develop wide-ranging knowledge of human behaviour and the nervous system, a thorough grounding in experimental research methods in psychological and neural sciences, training in some of the latest technological and methodological approaches in cognitive and systems neuroscience and the computational, statistical and analytic skills required to work with complex and big data. You will develop the mind-set required for project-based interdisciplinary team-work, be comfortable working across levels of analysis, from cells and molecules to cognitive and cultural processes, and will develop problem solving and effective communication skills.

As a Neuroscience & Psychology graduate you could follow a variety of career pathways, including:

  • Scientific research and teaching in neuroscience and psychology.

  • Further study in order to become a forensic, educational or clinical psychologist.

  • Pharmaceutical industry and Drug Development, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics. 

  • Data science, Health Science and Health Services Research.

  • Science communication, museum work and public engagement, scientific publishing.

Employability

Neuroscience & Psychology BSc graduates can follow a variety of careers, within scientific research and beyond. You will develop wide-ranging knowledge of human behaviour and the nervous system, a thorough grounding in experimental research methods in psychological and neural sciences, training in some of the latest technological and methodological approaches in cognitive and systems neuroscience and the computational, statistical and analytic skills required to work with complex and big data. You will develop the mind-set required for project-based interdisciplinary team-work, be comfortable working across levels of analysis, from cells and molecules to cognitive and cultural processes, and will develop problem solving and effective communication skills.

As a Neuroscience & Psychology graduate you could follow a variety of career pathways, including:

  • Scientific research and teaching in neuroscience and psychology.

  • Further study in order to become a forensic, educational or clinical psychologist.

  • Pharmaceutical industry and Drug Development, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics. 

  • Data science, Health Science and Health Services Research.

  • Science communication, museum work and public engagement, scientific publishing.

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years or 4 years with a year abroad or a professional placement year
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Open days and events

Chat with current students and King's staff to find out about the courses we offer, life at King's and ask any questions you may have.

Explore more

Accommodation

Take a look at our comfortable, safe residences to suit your budget, located close to King's teaching campuses.

Campus life

Art, food, music, shopping – you'll never find yourself with nothing to do in the world's most vibrant city.

Life in London

Information about living in London, including events, budgeting and expenses, travel and safety.

Student support

During your time at King's College London, a range of academic and personal support and guidance is available to you.