BA (Hons) Psychology

BA (Hons) Psychology offers a rigorous, research-informed programme that equips students with the knowledge and skills to explore and understand why people think, feel and behave as they do, and can be utilised across a wide range of career paths that positively impact in the lives of others.

Course details

This programme will enable students to develop a critical awareness of human behaviour and reasoning behind mental processes. There is a focus on the major components and methods of enquiry within contemporary and classical psychology such as research methods, social and developmental psychology, health, crime and business.
  • Mode of study: 2 Blended – 1 day online, 1 day on campus
  • Intake: September , January , May
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

Northampton London

Course overview

 By covering these broad areas, it will allow students to apply theory and evidence-based approaches to examine real-world events on a national and global level and engage in current and future debates within the discipline. Crucially, this course provides students with sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge and practical skills that they can pursue a wide range of psychology related careers and further postgraduate study. 

Benefits

Entry requirements

Standard Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC / 112 UCAS Points AND GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4.

Foundation Year Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirements for an Integrated Foundation Year are DEE at A level or MPP at BTEC / 64 UCAS Points.

Careers

Our scheduling of lectures and tutorials optimise the chance of meaningful part-time work. A part-time job in the right sector can help hone your understanding of business and help develop the graduate skills employers want to see upon graduation.

Throughout the programme, students will build upon their employability skills. As part of self-development enhancement as learners and professionals, students will have to analyse and critically reflect on given scenarios throughout a variety of contexts. This will allow students to analyse different approaches necessary for working and communicating effectively, creating successful professional relationships and actively engage through the provision of meaningful contributions.

Modules

This programme is assessed via a number of methods including individual management reports, presentations, examinations, group work, boardroom simulations and portfolio writing.

  • Research Skills
  • Professional Skills
  • Data Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology and Research Methods
  • Psychology of Health
  • Self, Society and Body Politics
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Contemporary Social Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Dissertation (Psychology)
  • Business Psychology
  • Criminal Behaviour and Society
  • Individual Differences