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Psychology with Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course will provide you with a solid grounding in neuroscience and is ideal if you are interested in careers or further study in that area. It will also enable you to move on to further training to become a professional psychologist and is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).As a psychology student you can take advantage of the Department's research laboratories and resources for measuring physiological variables, such as heart rate. Additionally, the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics, housed within the department, is equipped with a range of neuroimaging technologies – including an MRI scanner – and a digital signal analysis laboratory. There are many opportunities for you to get involved with its research.The first two years of the course provide you with a broad overview of psychology, and are required for BPS qualification. You will study modules covering areas such as cognition, neuroscience, development, personality and social psychology. Neuroscience modules are taught by staff from the internationally renowned Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics.In the final year, you can explore the areas that interest you most through a wide range of optional modules. Your final-year project will allow you to immerse yourself further into the field of neuroscience by conducting research supervised by an expert in the field. Modules are regularly revised in order to incorporate the latest developments in neuroscience, ensuring that your knowledge and skills are always up to date.**Placement**You will have the opportunity to gain professional experience through work placements during the second year of the course. These can take place at an outside organisation such as a charity, or within the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics. Alternatively, you can volunteer as a research assistant on a range of projects within the Department.During your final year, you can opt to spend a term studying at a university abroad. We have links with many European institutions, as well as places further afield including locations in Australia, USA and Canada.**Careers**As a graduate of this course you will be qualified for further training to become a professional psychologist. Our BSc Psychology with Neuroscience course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and provides you with the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.This course will provide you with a range of transferable skills, including analytical qualitative abilities, writing experience, presentation skills and the ability to think and analyse scientifically.You could go on to work for organisations such as the NHS, civil services, schools or charities. Skills learned on the course also open up many doors within the private sector, within areas such as HR, recruitment, management consultancy, publicity, finance and journalism. Alternatively you can choose to further develop your skills by moving into research, teacher training or postgraduate studies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,830per 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 Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 21,000 students from around 165 countries.
Reading is just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 103 9

    55th out of 118 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    123 54%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    83rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    33rd

    56
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    132 61%

    44th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    110th

    2

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