Business Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year) at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year)

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).
  • Through a core work placement module, you’ll be able to apply your knowledge of psychology 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.
  • Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.
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 practical skills highly valued by businesses. Using specialized 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. Sandwich Year This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year, you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job. Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities This degree is a great stepping stone to skilled employment in a business setting. You may continue training to specialise as a chartered occupational psychologist or any other chartered psychology profession.

Modules

Example modules

  • Occupational Psychology
  • Business Intelligence and Big Data Mining
  • Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
To view the full list of modules, please visit the University course webpage.

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. tests or exams), practical (e.g. presentations, performance), and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessments, portfolios, dissertation).


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C815
Institution code:
K84
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/business-psychology/


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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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

Additional fee information

For international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Business Psychology (4 years full time including sandwich year) at Kingston University - UCAS