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UCAS CODE: C801

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sighthill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

Psychology is a fascinating science that gives you an insight into individuals and their unique behaviour. It involves learning about memory, language, creativity, personality, social interaction and brain processes.

This course gives you a thorough understanding of both the theory and application of psychology, and prepares you for a professional career in psychology or any number of career opportunities.

Short work placements are available on this course on a competitive basis through the 'Microplacements' scheme.

The applied focus of the course provides you with the opportunity to specialise in the areas which interest you most.

Course details

You'll learn about the latest research and professional practice in areas such as forensic, counselling, sport and work psychology.

Before completing your studies, you'll be able to choose whether to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) qualification. Both awards are accredited by the British Psychological Society and will make you eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartership, the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist.

You'll develop a range of practical, intellectual, research and transferable skills, including psychological and social research methods, group working, communication, critical thinking and problem solving. You'll also gain the skills to source, use and interpret information, design experiments and use related software.

Career opportunities include:

  • Professional psychologist (e.g., clinical, counselling, educational, forensic, health, occupational); postgraduate study is usually required for a career as a professional psychologist
  • Public sector (government agencies, local councils)
  • Third sector (charities and social enterprise)
  • Retail and finance
  • Postgraduate studies to enter professional careers such as social work, teaching or social research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,770per year

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

University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 118 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    155 75%

    19th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    90th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    36th

    16

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