BA (Hons) Psychology

Course details

The Understanding Psychology module covers a range of topics designed to introduce several broad themes, including how people think, how children develop, how the brain works and how people interact. This course is complemented by the second core module: Investigating Psychology. In the first year, you will develop foundations for appreciating good research techniques and strategies, which will eventually help you to carry out your own studies. In your second year, you will build on the topics already studied so that you gain a sound background in all the essential areas of Psychology.

Intakes Study Options Location
September 3 years, full time, weekdays UK

Why Study BA (Hons) Psychology?

A course spanning disciplines and research methods, psychology is simultaneously theoretical and physical, science and philosophy and as such, pupils studying this will have an exciting time building a broad and varied knowledge base.

Coincidentally, psychologists are employed across a wide range of career sectors including Health Care and Social Assistance, Public Administration and Safety, Education and Training, and Administrative and Support Services. However, the possibility to specialise within clinical psychology is very much in the forefront, it’s just Psychology opens a lot of other door.

Career Opportunities:

The addition of a Psychology degree to your experiential arsenal provides opportunities for a variety of senior and influential professions. These include:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Teaching
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Marketing

The opportunity for work experience and study abroad are also invaluable for those looking to endeavour in a career in Psychology, allowing you to gain real practical experience as well as mix with individuals who can advise and guide you to the best career prospects.

Course Structure & Classes

Year 1

  • Biological and Cognitive Psychology

  • Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology

  • Global Perspectives

  • Individual Differences and Society

  • Lifespan 1

  • Research Methods 1

Year 2

  • Applied Cognitive Psychology

  • Applied Social Psychology

  • History and Concepts in Therapies and Counselling Psychology

  • Biopsychology

  • Lifespan 2

  • Business Research Methods 

Year 3

  • Cultural Psychology

  • Positive Psychology

  • Research Project

Entry requirements

  • GCSE/IGCSE subjects or equivalent with grades A-C, including Maths and English
  • Two A levels minimum grades C or above

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