Psychology explains why we fall in love, how drugs affect behaviour, why we sleep, how rational we are and how others influence us.
This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited course covers major areas of psychology, including social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology and individual differences and offers the opportunity to specialise in your areas of interest.
This course is taught by nationally or internationally renowned academics, giving you an opportunity to learn about the new and exciting developments in psychological research. The development of employability skills that are embedded within the course provide you with the foundations to reach your potential for future postgraduate study and employment.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Study major areas of psychology and choose from specialist units such as Applied Health Psychology, Coaching Psychology, Occupational and Organisational Psychology, Atypical Child and Adolescent Development: Theories and Applications, Psychology of Mental Health and Cognitive Neuropsychology
- Develop your appreciation of how psychology can make a real difference to people’s lives when psychological knowledge is applied to everyday situations
- Gain an understanding of a range of issues, theories, empirical methods and ethical considerations in psychology and the ability to evaluate different perspectives on issues and problems
- Explore your potential for future postgraduate study and employment
- Challenge yourself with a final year research project on a topic of your choice
- Benefit from studying a BPS accredited degree with embedded employability skills to enhance your CV
Our graduates go on to a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees both within the School of Psychology and at other universities.
Typical employment within six months of graduation include as Education Advisor, Financial Analyst, Housing and Welfare Officer, Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professional, Psychologist, Special Needs Education Teaching Professional, Sports Coach, Therapist, Vocational and Industrial Trainer and Youth and Community Worker.
Students go on to complete training in specific fields of psychology such as health, forensic or counselling, through postgraduate education and supervised practice.