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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stratford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course Summary

Students will develop a good knowledge of the influences on, and factors involved in, human functioning in all the core areas of psychology:

  • Biological foundations
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Neuropsychological basis
  • Research methods


You will also develop detailed knowledge of several specialised areas through option modules, including knowledge of research paradigms, methods and measurement techniques, real-life applications of theory to behaviour and experience, and how behaviour and experience can be affected by physical and mental illness. This knowledge will be backed up by subject-based practical skills such as the ability to design and conduct research, to analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data, and awareness of ethical issues and principles in research on human behaviour.

Key to many careers and employers - you will also develop thinking skills, including analysis and interpretation of evidence, scientific reasoning, critical thinking, and appreciation of multiple perspectives and approaches. Furthermore, other skills for life and work including communications, computer literacy (including computerised statistical software), interpersonal and group-work skills, numeracy and statistical competence, self-knowledge and reflexivity, and planning and time-management (under the broad knowledge base of ‘mental wealth’).

The fantastic thing about a Psychology degree is that as well as go into professional Psychology - the skills and knowledge it gives you means you can work practically anywhere.

Our degree and teaching will give you the skills and experience in data management, data analysis, report writing, and critical and creative thinking. These are all skills that are now in the top 10 of modern employer's requirements for graduates - so the fact you will have these skills and experience means you're a step ahead and well placed for graduate employment. Furthermore, employers value psychology students because they believe they have a better understanding of human behaviour - your understanding of how people work will be a real selling point, especially later on down the line when you apply for managerial jobs.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

Modules designed to address the demands of the market help students stand out, with industry placement options to supplement students’ learning.
One of the very few universities with on-campus accommodation in London, helping students make friends and settle in.
East London has plenty to offer. Explore vintage markets and Westfield shopping centre, enjoy nightlife in Shoreditch or sports at the Olympic Park.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    103 48%

    104th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    78th

    2

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