Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). – For the subject area Psychology, Kingston University is ranked joint 7th out of 107 for graduate employment amongst UK universities (Guardian University League table 2022). – Kingston has close links with schools, hospitals and clinics, offering real-life environments to learn in and adding valuable work experience to your CV. About this course This degree has your future career in mind. It enables you to take the first steps to becoming a chartered psychologist. Your studies are supported by purpose- built research laboratories and psychological analysis equipment including eye trackers, a driving simulator, EEG (recording brain activity) and specialist survey software. Topics include schizophrenia, counselling and positive psychology, autism, cyberbullying and prejudice. You’ll be able to tailor your studies to suit your interests and ambitions. There are opportunities to participate in original research projects and you’ll be supported by research-active academics. Specialised work placements will give you direct work experience – much sought-after by graduate employers.

Course details


Examples of Modules: Year 1

  • Psychology Research Methods 1
  • Foundations of Psychology
  • Historical and Philosophical Concepts in Psychology
  • Social Selves
Year 2
  • Psychology Research Methods 2
  • Social, Individual and Developmental Psychology
  • Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
  • Mental Health and Brain Function
  • Applied Psychology: Theory and Practice
  • Learning and Behaviour
Final Year (Core)
  • Psychology Research Project
Final Year (Optional)
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Neuro-rehabilitation
  • Critical Social Psychology: Memory, Narrative and Representation
  • Advanced Issues in the Psychology of Thinking
  • Psychology of Art and Film
  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Psychotherapeutic Psychology and Mental Health: from Theory to Practice
  • The Psychology of Health and Well Being
For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage

Assessment method

Year 1 - Coursework: 33%, Practical: 0%, Exam: 67% Year 2 - Coursework: 45%, Practical: 10%, Exam: 45% Year 3 - Coursework: 75%, Practical: 0%, Exam: 25%

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Psychology at Kingston University - UCAS