This Psychology course allows you to consider ‚big issues’ in contemporary psychology as well as studying pioneering approaches and major thinkers.
Choose modules in your final year that suit your particular interests, including mental health and illness, addiction and clinical neuropsychology.
- You will have graduate basis for chartered membership of the BPS if you achieve at least a second class honours degree
- 93.4% of our graduates are in employment, further study or training within six months of graduating, according to DLHE 2016/17 (based on full-time, first degree, home leavers)
- Accredited by The British Psychological Society
- Our Psychology courses were ranked 3rd overall in the UK in the 2018 UK Engagement Survey
- According to the National Student Survey 2018, our Psychology courses are ranked 5th in the UK for Overall satisfaction and Learning opportunities, 10th for The teaching on my course, and are in the top 25% for Assessment and feedback, Academic support, Learning community and Student Voice
- This course has over 90% Overall Satisfaction according to the National Student Survey 2018
- Our Psychology courses were ranked 3rd in the UK for Assessment and Feedback in the 2018 UK Engagement Survey
Teaching methods include, lectures, seminars, group work and e-learning. We encourage you to develop independent study skills.
You will also have opportunities to present ideas to other students and develop concepts within groups. Teaching takes advantage of the University’s specialist psychological and computer laboratories.
As well as assessments that count towards your degree, there are also on-going assessments for feedback and consolidating your learning. Assessment methods include written coursework, projects, presentations and exams.
Graduates from this course can move into a broad range of careers spanning management, personnel, social work, public services, counselling and advertising, or alternatively, pursue postgraduate qualifications in specific fields of psychological practice such as clinical or forensic psychology.
If you decide to develop a career in psychological practice, a key benefit of our course is its accreditation by The British Psychological Society. If you achieve at least a second class honours, you will have the graduate basis for Chartered Membership with the Society. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.