Year of entry
3 years full-time
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
Optional Estimate: £600
How are these costs calculated?
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.
Your studies will be split between two Manchester campuses. Business is based at the All Saints campus and Psychology at the Birley Fields campus.
Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care
This course allows you to study business and combine this with the scientific study of human behaviour. Studying Business will enable you to develop your knowledge of how businesses operate and how to manage finance, people, and the production of products and services. Psychology focuses on the central areas of psychological enquiry including cognitive, social, health and developmental psychology and the methods used for the study of human behaviour. If you major in psychology in Years 2 and 3, pass the dissertation research project, and achieve at least a 2:2 degree classification, you will be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society.
Your career prospects after the course
Studying a combined honours degree gives you the opportunity to improve your employability by developing skills and knowledge in two subjects.
The study of business provides a sound basis for employment in a large variety of roles, for example in human resources, people management, accounting and finance, marketing, and manufacturing.
Other areas of employment can include roles in counselling, health care, or social work.
You could also apply to join professional bodies or go on to postgraduate study.
Students who major in psychology in years 2 and 3, pass their dissertation research project and graduate with a second class honours degree or above will be eligible for Graduate Basis Registration with the British Psychological Society.
This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist
In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation
DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known