University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Study Psychology at Leeds and take a scientific approach to learning about human behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivations behind it. Become absorbed by major psychological issues such as healthy living, childhood development, ageing and memory. Why Leeds?

  • Psychology graduates are highly and diversely skilled, meaning they are well suited to a number of careers and are attractive to a range of employers. Our students go on to be involved in highly skilled roles in Business, Public Service, Forensics and Education.
  • LeedsforLife supports personal and academic development to ensure you have all the skills and attributes to impress potential employers and succeed on any path you choose.
  • Personal tutorials offered by academic staff in the School of Psychology are an integral part of the pastoral and academic support for all students.
  • Our University's outstanding teaching has been awarded gold by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) - an assessment of teaching quality among higher education providers in the UK.
  • As a psychology student, you'll learn through a combination of teaching and engagement shaped by our School's cutting edge research ensuring you become a critical thinker and independent learner.
  • A year in Industry is a fantastic opportunity to develop and learn a range of new skills, put academic theory into practice, and develop your understanding of the world of work.
  • A year abroad provides unique exposure to different ways of studying and applying psychology, as well as stimulating opportunities for personal development.
  • You can apply now to study the 4years Mpsyc, BSc Advanced Psychology. This means that if you achieve a minimum of a 2:1 after 3yrs you will not have to reapply for a Masters, and you can choose one of our two prestigious masters programmes: 'Cognitive Development and Disorders' or 'Psychological Approaches to Health’.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course

International applicants

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With no less than 6.0 in any component.
TOEFL (iBT)92With no less than 22, 22, 23 and 24 in listening, reading, writing and speaking respectively.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

There is help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more in our Undergraduate funding overview A scholarship of £2,000 per year towards fees is available to all non UK/EU students who take up a place on the BSc Psychology programme. Find out more

Psychology at University of Leeds - UCAS