Campus : Southampton
Start dates: September, January.

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The curriculum will see you exploring key areas of psychological study including education; crime; sport and exercise; social behaviours; therapy and counselling. You’ll also carry out intensive study of scientific approaches to psychology. These topics, which include research methods, problem solving and manipulation of data, provide useful tools for careers in healthcare, law enforcement, finance, research and IT.

The course emphasises the practical application of psychology, with real-world assessments integrated throughout. You’ll also have the option to undertake work-based learning as part of your studies. To reflect the wide range of careers that are open to graduates, the course can be tailored with optional units that suit your specific ambitions.gradpic

As you learn, you’ll benefit from access to dedicated psychophysiological recording equipment, eye-tracking facilities and psychology labs. The teaching team, made up of academics with extensive industry and research experience, will guide you as apply your newly founded research skills to a range of experiments and projects. This hands-on training eventually leads to a final applied psychology project, acting as the perfect springboard into graduate employment or further study.

Module Breakdown 

Here is some of the varied range of modules currently on offer:

Year 1

  • Exploring Psychology
  • Psychology across the Lifespan
  • Methods and Analysis in Psychology
  • Psychology in the Real-World
  • Debates in Psychology
  • Applications of Psychology

Year 2

  • Brain and Behaviour
  • The Social Individual
  • Psychological Research
  • Psychological Research in Action
  • Psychological wellbeing
  • Options:
    • Education and the Developing Learner
    • Counselling: Application & Practice
    • The Psychology of Crime
    • Sport & Exercise Psychology: Application & Practice

Year 3

  • Applied Psychology Project
  • Developing Professional Practice in Psychology
  • Options:
    • Advanced Analytical methods
    • Issues & Controversies in Psychology
    • Psychology Placement
    • Extended Essay
    • Applied Psychopathology
    • Issues in Education
    • CBT & Mindfulness-based approaches
    • Behaviour Change for Health & Wellbeing
    • Psychology & Technology

Level 3 or equivalent qualifications are desirable. European and other International qualifications are accepted.
Offers are not solely based on academic results: Your skills, achievements and life experience are also taken into consideration. If you do not have any previous qualifications please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your application.

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Funding options

This Undergraduate course qualifies for funding from the Student Finance England You would normally apply for this funding at the time of your application and this will cover the cost of your tuition fees and in addition to this you may also be eligible for maintenance loan and other grants. For more information visit Financial Support