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Psychology with Management, BSc (Hons), Heriot-Watt University

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Heriot-Watt University

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BSc (Hons)Full-time4 yearsSeptemberGBP 9250GBP 14200

About Psychology with Management, BSc (Hons) - at Heriot-Watt University

The psychology component of the programme (75% of the curriculum) covers the discipline's main areas, namely social psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, biological psychology, individual differences, and research methods, and emphasises their application to various employment-related contexts. The management component (25%) of the programme introduces (and allows specialism within) marketing, human resource management, finance, and management.

Teaching is mainly via lectures, but large numbers of tutorials mean that staff and students know one another well. Assessment features a mixture of coursework and examination.

Accreditation

Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Employability

Work and study

This is what our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Management students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 66% are working
  • 24% are studying
  • 2% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 45% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students six months after graduating: £18000
  • The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £17000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Sales occupations
  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Caring personal services
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals
  • Customer service occupations
  • Managers, directors and senior officials
  • Teaching and educational professionals
  • Elementary occupations
  • Health professionals
  • Business, research and administrative professionals

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternationalFeePaid by SAAS£9,250£14,200

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

Featured scholarships

Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

  • Heriot-Watt University Bursary (up to £3,100 per year)
  • Heriot-Watt Academic Scholarship (£1,000 per year)

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers AAABB
  • A-Levels BBB
  • Scottish Baccalaureate Pass
  • Int. Baccalaureate 27 points
  • HNC Please contact the Admissions Administrator to discuss further.
  • Additional information Mathematics and English are required at least at GCSE grade C / Standard Grade 3 / National 5 or equivalent.

Year 2

  • Advanced Highers BB plus AAABB at Higher
  • A-Levels ABB
  • Scottish Baccalaureate Distinction
  • Int. Baccalaureate 32 points
  • HNC Please contact the Admissions Administrator to discuss further.
  • Additional information Mathematics and English are required at least at GCSE grade B / Standard Grade 2 / National 5 or equivalent.

Additional information

  • BTEC Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.

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