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Course summary

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society and allows you to take a year-long industry placement. Make sense of the real world through gaining a deep understanding of how the core and specialised areas in psychology contribute to our understanding of contemporary issues, as well as looking at the role of brain function across multiple psychological perspectives. You will apply scientific reasoning and evaluate patterns of behaviour, gaining key transferable skills in communication, teamwork and problem-solving. This versatile course provides the opportunity for you to embark on a psychology career or bring those skills to a wide variety of other career paths. Explore how the six core areas in psychology can explain factors that influence the mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and of the complex interactions between these. You will develop knowledge and understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods. During your degree you will be given a range of optional modules to choose from, allowing you to tailor your degree to your interests. The staff teaching on the course are experts in the areas and topics they teach, which further enhances your learning experience, as they bring with them their practice or research-based knowledge. Professional Placement Year This course offers a professional placement year. This allows you to spend a whole year with an employer, between the second and third years of your degree, and is a great way to find out more about your chosen career. Some students even return to the same employers after completing their studies. The University will draw on its extensive network of local, regional and national employers to support you in finding a suitable placement to complement your chosen area of study. If you do not find a suitable placement, you will be automatically transferred back to the standard, non-placement version of the course. Please note that fees are payable during your placement year. For details, visit the course page on the Birmingham City University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
1238
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
Curzon Building Campus
Campus code:
F

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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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
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Psychology with Professional Placement Year at Birmingham City University - UCAS