Business Psychology including Foundation Year at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Psychology including Foundation Year

Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • 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.
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. This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences This foundation year is taught at the University giving you a taste of academic life in a supportive environment. The year gives you the academic and technical preparation for undergraduate study in a wide range of social sciences subjects. Lectures, labs and tutorials will give you a broad understanding across subjects including economics, criminology, politics, sociology and psychology. 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.


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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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

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Business Psychology including Foundation Year at Kingston University - UCAS