The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Integrated Foundation includes one year of Foundation Studies and is designed for those who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to the BSc (Hons), or for those who have had a prolonged absence from education.
The foundation year provides a thorough grounding in the subject and enables you to acquire valuable theoretical and practical experience at a measured pace, as well as the transferable skills important for higher education in general.
The BSc (Hons) places an emphasis on the psychosocial aspects of human behaviour. The programme has a distinctive design and content structure which reflects our expertise and London location.
Why should I choose this programme?
Psychology covers a wide range of topics and captures the public imagination. We are all part of groups, organisations, relationships, and consequently an insight into the workings of human behaviour and motivation is of relevance and interest to us all. The BSc (Hons) Psychology offers a pathway to gaining an understanding of such processes.
Key skills, aims and objectives
- Explore a range of areas that are typical of the discipline, including statistics and research methods
- Develop your interest in the psychosocial aspects of psychology
- Benefit from a range of dynamic, modern options that allow you to pursue your individual interests
- Pursue your own independent research in the final year
There are many excellent career opportunities open to psychology graduates. A degree in psychology equips you with strong transferable skills including the ability to evaluate evidence, analyse research data, communicate clearly and solve complex problems. These skills are valued highly by employers.
Many psychology graduates pursue careers in fields such as education, social services, advertising, marketing and human resources, as well as the health professions.
About 20% of psychology graduates choose to undertake specialist postgraduate study in psychology and then to work professionally as a psychologist. There are many specialisms from which to choose, including clinical, educational, counselling, occupational, forensic, health, and academic psychologist.