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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:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
A*AA
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Three years (or four years with a year abroad or a professional placement year)
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

Our Psychology BSc will introduce you to the psychological sciences and help you to explore their application to a variety of contemporary challenges. The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), who have highlighted areas of particular strength in our course, including the emphasis on research-led teaching, our modules for developing employability skills, and the wide range of discipline-specific opportunities, placements and internships that are available for students at the world-leading Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). The BSc degree is available as a 3-year option or a 4-year option (with placement year or study-abroad year). The admissions criteria are identical for the 3-year and 4-year BSc programmes. You will decide about joining, and apply to, the 4-year programmes in your second year of study, should you wish. If you are a Home student it does not matter which UCAS code you apply through, and please only apply to one. The different course codes are useful for those of you who are applying from overseas. If you have international fee status and think you might want to stay for 4-years, please use a 4-year code so that you have the correct visa from the start of your degree.

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 in the UK.
  • Our course offers a rich combination of research and clinical expertise. This is an innovative programme into which interactive teaching opportunities have been integrated throughout all years of the programme.
  • A robust personal tutoring system which has been commended by the BPS. Each student is allocated a personal tutor who supports them across their programme, providing pastoral support and practical skills training across several timetabled sessions each year.
  • King’s provides extensive Student Services available to support our students which ranges from supporting their wellbeing and mental health, to accommodation and financial advice.
  • Students have the opportunity to join a four-year course by completing a year’s professional placement or a year abroad. This opportunity 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 in 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, education, public administration and defence, marketing and communication, finance and insurance.

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, education, public administration and defence, marketing and communication, finance and insurance.

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
A*AA
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Three years (or four years with a year abroad or a professional placement year)
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

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