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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Are you interested in studying the mind and behaviour? This BSc (Hons) Psychology degree gives you a deeper understanding of how our minds work and how to apply this knowledge to practical scenarios.

It gives you a broad introduction to psychological theory and research techniques, and opens many career opportunities – from health and social care to teaching, marketing and management.

Accredited by

This degree confers eligibility for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Graduate Basis for Registration.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Be taught by staff that are active in research into areas such as animal cognition, autism, forensic psychology and quality of working life
  • Use specialist psychology equipment and facilities, including an observation suite, toddler and infant laboratory, psychophysiology laboratory, psychology of applied cognition laboratory, and digital analysis and video editing suite
  • Specialise your field of study in your final year, with options including sport psychology, neuroscience, educational psychology, and clinical and health psychology amongst others
  • Learn soft skills that employers value including in teamwork, communication, problem solving, self-motivation and time management
  • Use our motion capture studios, which feature the latest Vicon optical system, to explore the mechanics and perception of human movement, looking at how body language influences our appraisal of others and affects interpersonal interactions

Careers and opportunities

After the course, you can continue your study to become a fully Chartered Psychologist or use the transferable skills you've learnt to work in areas such as:

  • teaching
  • healthcare
  • social welfare
  • police work
  • research
  • marketing

Work experience and career planning

Our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant study and job opportunities during your course. We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies and enhance your CV.

After you leave the University you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,300per year

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

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 118 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    119 57%

    56th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    29th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    9

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