Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Psychology

Study a BPS accredited psychology degree. You'll use technology to support your studies in our biopsychology lab and apply your learning to the real world.

Psychology

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    C800
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    18 Sep 2023

Develop a thorough and critical understanding of psychological theory and research methods. 

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Apply this expertise to your study of human behaviour
  • Question why humans act the way they do, delving into specialist areas including drug abuse, clinical and forensic psychology and cognitive neuroscience
  • Conduct contemporary psychological research, including laboratory experiments, interviews and focus groups
  • Learn from a diverse and experienced teaching team with expertise in areas such as drug addiction, stress, dreams, body image, language, emotion and child development
  • Be assessed on tasks that mirror real-world activities
  • Learn how to apply your knowledge in the workplace
     

BPS accreditation 

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

To become a practising psychologist or a Chartered Psychologist, you’ll need to:

  • Study a BPS accredited degree
  • Complete a postgraduate qualification
  • Register with the Health and Care Professionals (HCPC)

This course is your first step towards achieving this.  

Work experience 

Completing a period of work experience will help you enhance your employability in this competitive field. Two weeks of work experience will help build your professional network and give you real-world experience. You'll talk through and reflect on those experiences when you return to university to embed them into your learning.  

Learn from experts 

You'll meet psychologists and skilled professionals working within psychology who will enable you to apply your knowledge. Your course will be taught by experts with a wealth of professional experience. They will guide your development and help you prepare and plan to take the next step when you graduate.  

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Why study Psychology at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. BPS accredited – on successful completion of this course you can take your next steps towards qualification as a psychologist  
  2. Placement options - build your experience and professional network by undertaking a period of work experience
  3. Biopsychology lab – access specialist facilities where you’ll put learning into practice and build your practical experience
  4. Sandwich year option – strengthen your skills and experience, build your confidence, contacts and CV
     
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BSc (Hons) Psychology BSc (Hons) Psychology student Harry talks about his experiences at Leeds Beckett.