Psychology at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Study a BPS accredited psychology degree. You'll use technology to support your studies in our biopsychology lab and apply your learning to the real world. Develop a thorough and critical understanding of psychological theory and research methods. As part of this course you’ll:

  • Apply this expertise to your study of human behaviour
  • Question why humans act the way they do, delving into specialist areas including drug abuse, clinical and forensic psychology and cognitive neuroscience
  • Conduct contemporary psychological research, including laboratory experiments, interviews and focus groups
  • Learn from a diverse and experienced teaching team with expertise in areas such as drug addiction, stress, dreams, body image, language, emotion and child development
  • Be assessed on tasks that mirror real-world activities
  • Learn how to apply your knowledge in the workplace
Find out more... BPS accreditation This course is accredited by The British Psychological Society. To become a practising psychologist or a Chartered Psychologist, you’ll need to:
  • Study a BPS accredited degree
  • Complete a postgraduate qualification
  • Register with the Health and Care Professionals (HCPC)
This course is your first step towards achieving this. Work experience Completing a period of work experience will help you enhance your employability in this competitive field. Two weeks of work experience will help build your professional network and give you real-world experience. You'll talk through and reflect on those experiences when you return to university to embed them into your learning. Learn from experts You'll meet psychologists and skilled professionals working within psychology who will enable you to apply your knowledge. Your course will be taught by experts with a wealth of professional experience. They will guide your development and help you prepare and plan to take the next step when you graduate. Why study Psychology at Leeds Beckett University...
  • BPS accredited – on successful completion of this course you can take your next steps towards qualification as a psychologist
  • Placement options - build your experience and professional network by undertaking a period of work experience
  • Biopsychology lab – access specialist facilities where you’ll put learning into practice and build your practical experience
  • Sandwich year option – strengthen your skills and experience, build your confidence, contacts and CV
  • 95.9% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*
*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Mind, Brain & Behaviour
  • Psychology & Mental Health
  • Introducing Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Social Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology 2
  • Individual Differences & Work Behaviour
  • Psychological Development Through the Lifespan
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Research Methods in Psychology 3
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Critical & Philosophical Issues in Psychology
  • Final Year Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Professional bodies

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

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Student Outcomes

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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 Leeds Beckett University - UCAS