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Business and Psychology BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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UCAS CODE: N180

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This joint award programme provides various opportunities for you to apply core psychology knowledge within a corporate setting. The course enables you to study business and combine it with the study of human behaviour.From developmental to cognitive study, psychology is a fascinating subject. It is potentially made even more fascinating by applying it in a business environment, such as consumer and organisational psychology. It’s about bringing the study of human behaviour to practice in a hands-on and meaningful way.Our programme will help you gain applied and employable skills that will help you in future roles within human resources management, executive leadership or advertising and marketing communications.**Why study this subject?**How do customers think? What impacts our choices of brands and our decisions about where and when to shop? How do we motivate employees?If these questions interest you, then Business and Psychology could be the right course for you.Understanding human behaviour impacts significantly on key business roles such as marketing or human resource management and is a growth area. You could go on to work in the private, public or third sector, in roles within human resources management, executive leadership or advertising and marketing communications.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**With smaller, more intimate class sizes, as well as experienced and dedicated academics, we are able to give our students one-to-one teaching and support. You will have the opportunity to collaborate on projects and live briefs with students from other business management and psychology degree programmes, gaining the practical and transferable skills you need for your career.This programme is suitable for students who are interested in studying Psychology, but who do not see themselves working in a therapy or counselling role but more of an Occupational Psychology route, maybe working in hospitals, prisons or schools. You can apply the knowledge you gain with us to support the development and wellbeing of individuals within any organisation.This programme is also designed to inspire and facilitate the development of a variety of desirable, transferable skills that will enhance employability in any future career, particularly those valuing deeper interactions with people. Such skills include communication, numeracy, teamwork, critical thinking, computing, independent learning and more.**What will I study?**Your curriculum will cover subject specific modules in both psychology and business. You will be equipped with relevant transferable skills to better influence and understand how individuals, groups and organisations are motivated as well as how they think and buy.You'll gain a wide range of skills and competences useful for dealing competently with real-life, practical problems. The course will focus on the ability to think critically and will enable you to analyse and evaluate solutions to complex, real-life problemsThis programme will help you gain a thorough grounding in qualitative research methods, which will provide invaluable for your future career. It will also help prepare you for research-based postgraduate study, if you choose to continue your studies following graduation.**What are my career prospects?**Our Business and Psychology course will help prepare you for a range of career possibilities in business management, with a particular focus on marketing and/or human resource management. This course will also help prepare you for a career in occupational psychology; with a growing focus on wellbeing in the workplace, this programme prepares graduates to meet this need.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,250per year

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 122 19

    117th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    91st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    4th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    79 38%

    118th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38.0 38%

    104th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    38th

    15

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