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Psychology BSc

UCAS code: C800, C801 (with year abroad), C802 (with professional placement year)

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years (or four 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 Psychology BSc will introduce you to a number of approaches to the application of psychological science and help you to explore their application to a variety of contemporary challenges. The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), who highlighted five areas of particular strength in our course, including the emphasis on research-led teaching and the potential for students to benefit greatly from the research expertise of our world-leading Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN).

Key benefits

  • Our teaching is delivered by world experts, enriched by current research at the IoPPN, one of the world’s leading centres for interdisciplinary research in psychiatry and psychology.
  • We have unique partnerships with the South London & Maudsley Hospital (SLaM) and clinician-scientists that allow placements and voluntary work for our students.
  • The Department of Psychology is one of the best-known and largest centres for clinical and health psychology and is home to the to the UK’s oldest Clinical Psychology training programme.
  • Our course offers a rich combination of research and clinical expertise.
  • Students have the opportunity to undertake a year’s professional placement or a year abroad. This year is subject to achieving a certain grade average and being accepted at a partner institution.
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Being taught by world-class lecturers, having access to world-leading research facilities and partaking innovative modules - there is no better place to study.

Azi, Psychology BSc

Employability

Psychology graduates have many opportunities based on their wide-ranging knowledge of human behaviour and how the mind works.

A Psychology degree provides graduates with a broad skill set including data analysis, problem solving, scientific and statistical literacy and effective communication.

Psychology graduates are notably flexible in the workplace and go on to succeed in a variety of professions including:

  • Further study in order to become a research, forensic, educational or clinical psychologist.
  • Entering the public or private sector.
  • Applying their knowledge to a range of roles in the fields of health and social care or education.

Employability

Psychology graduates have many opportunities based on their wide-ranging knowledge of human behaviour and how the mind works.

A Psychology degree provides graduates with a broad skill set including data analysis, problem solving, scientific and statistical literacy and effective communication.

Psychology graduates are notably flexible in the workplace and go on to succeed in a variety of professions including:

  • Further study in order to become a research, forensic, educational or clinical psychologist.
  • Entering the public or private sector.
  • Applying their knowledge to a range of roles in the fields of health and social care or education.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years (or four 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

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