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Psychology with a Placement Year BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Studying Psychology you learn about people – how they think and what they do, perceive and feel. A scientific understanding of people opens the door to a wide range of careers, from clinical and forensic psychologist to social work and roles in marketing, local government, public relations and human resources.Choose Psychology with a Placement Year at Kent because:• our degree offers a high level of professional skills and can be the first step to becoming a Chartered Psychologist; it’s accredited by the British Psychological Society• our graduates move on to successful careers in teaching, social welfare, the probation service, the NHS and the Home Office• we are a leading centre for social psychology, with strengths in cognitive, forensic and developmental psychology leading to a wide choice of modules• you’ll have access to outstanding resources including physiological measurement, brain stimulation and virtual reality laboratories as well as eye-tracker technology and EEG equipment for monitoring brain activity• you can gain practical experience through our research participation, research experience and work experience schemes.On this degree, you study biological and general psychology, social and developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, child development and personality. There are also options to study forensic, business and clinical psychology and you are supported to develop the statistical skills you need.You spend a year on placement where you undertake project work in organisations such as the NHS, the Prison Service or a research establishment.In your final year, you complete a psychology research project and choose further modules of particular interest to you from a range covering areas such as mental health, evolution and universal motivation, understanding people with learning disabilities, the neuroscience of cognitive disorders and business psychology.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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21,200per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

A range of scholarships for international students, including GREAT Scholarships for students from China, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Kenya and Thailand.
Kent offers globally recognised degrees, and has a diverse student community representing over 159 nationalities.
Kent provides excellent support for international students, including English language training and academic study support.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 118 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    135 65%

    39th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    16th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    86th

    14

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