Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Psychology

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – This degree is set to be accredited by the British Psychological Society, which will enable you to take the first step in becoming a chartered psychologist. – Through a core work placement module, you’ll be able to apply your psychological knowledge to a real-life setting, gaining valuable experience. – You’ll use purpose-built research laboratories and psychological analysis equipment, such as eye trackers, a driving simulator, EEG (the recording of brain activity) and specialist survey software. About this course Applying psychology to business can offer insight into how individuals and groups behave. This course combines psychological theory with business understanding. You’ll learn how decision making, marketing, finance, human resources and business strategy are all influenced by cognitive and social processes. You’ll benefit from the strong links between the University and employers, which allow you to gain the practical skills highly valued by businesses. Using specialised equipment and software, you’ll measure brain activity, analyse how decisions are made and study how disruption can affect behaviour. A wide choice of research projects covers all aspects of business and ranges from cognitive psychology to social psychology.

Course details


Examples of modules: Year 1

  • Psychology Research Methods 1
  • Foundations of Psychology
  • Introduction to Business Psychology
  • Business Management
Year 2
  • Psychology Research Methods 1
  • Social, Individual and Develop-mental Diffs.
  • Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
  • Managing Resources
Final Year (Core)
  • Psychology Research Project
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Work Placement
Final Year (Optional)
  • Advanced Issues in the Psychology of Thinking
  • Leading Change
  • Business Intelligence and Big Data Mining
- Management Strategy and Organisation

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

International £9250* Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Business Psychology at Kingston University - UCAS