Psychology at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

Interested in the study of people and their behaviour? Want to find out more about the workings of the human mind? Whether you’re looking for a specialist area of psychology or prefer to follow a general route, the BSc in Psychology could be the course for you. You will have the option to tailor your degree through option choice and leave with one of our specialist awards or choose to follow the more general BSc (Hons) Psychology. Depending upon which route you choose to take, the following awards are potential outcomes of this course: BSc (Hons) Psychology BSc (Hons) Psychology (Health Psychology) BSc (Hons) Psychology (Clinical Psychology) BSc (Hons) Psychology (Business Psychology) BSc (Hons) Psychology (Forensic Psychology) BSc (Hons) Psychology (Experimental Psychology) Taught by experienced, approachable research-active staff who take an innovative approach to learning, you will develop an understanding of the theories behind the ways we think and behave, examining a wide range of psychology disciplines including; cognitive psychology, psychobiology, developmental and social psychology. Lab sessions give you valuable hands-on practical experience and you’ll have access to state-of-the art facilities including the Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre. The work placement and your final year research project will develop your personal and professional skills, and graduates will be eligible to apply for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society.

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • Business Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Psychology


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Psychology at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS