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Business Psychology (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Experience and understand how architecture is collaborative, relevant, adaptable and sustainable.- Grounded in creative enterprise and employment-based skills.- Opportunities for placements and optional modules to create a tailored course.- Provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society. Within this course you will have the opportunity to discover the science of human behaviour, its applications in the working world, and the research skills to investigate and generate new knowledge in the field. Alongside students in other psychology programmes, you will have the opportunity to learn about behaviour from a range of perspectives (e.g., biological, cognitive, social, and developmental) and develop skills in psychological methodologies, culminating in a final year dissertation project. By collaborating with the cutting-edge and internationally recognized Bath Business School, this core programme is supported by modules specific to business psychology, and allows you to tailor your learning to your particular interests by selecting from a range of options.With accreditation by the British Psychological Society, this programme has professionalism and applied psychology at its core. The course provides students with the opportunity to identify their professional aspirations, develop them through independent learning and provides opportunities to reflect as part of the curriculum. This is enhanced through the opportunities to gain valuable business experience through a range of flexible work placement options. The programme provides eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society, provided the student achieves a 2:2 overall and passes the final year dissertation. Business psychology graduates will have the skills and knowledge required for further studies, or for employment within the field.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,925per year

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A level : CCC - BBC

A Level - grades BCC-CCC preferred. If studying Psychology, then a Grade C or higher is required. If Psychology is not an option at your school or college, then another A Level subject will be accepted, but a keen interest in psychology will need to be described in your personal statement.


University information

Bath Spa University

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  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    100th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    98 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%



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