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Course summary

This three year (full time) BSc Honours Psychology degree at the University of Hertfordshire has a reputation for academic excellence, practical value and intellectual rigour. The degree provides a grounding in all major areas of psychology and our graduates are widely recognised as being thoroughly prepared for employment or for entry into postgraduate research and professional training courses. Success is reflected by relatively high levels of employment for our graduates reported through monitoring of first destination statistics. This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society as conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the Society with Graduate Basis for Registration, provided that the minimum standard of qualification of second class honours is achieved. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. Students also have the opportunity to undertake an optional four-week work placement during the second year of their studies, which is a good opportunity for students to obtain experience in their chosen setting and sometimes leads to future job opportunities. A reflective report of the work placement can contribute to the final year assessment. We offer exceptionally well equipped laboratories and excellent computing facilities in a friendly and supportive atmosphere with a lively and stimulating intellectual approach to the subject. We are one of the largest psychology departments in the country, and our passionate staff are actively engaged in significant research which is reflected by our excellent, Grade 4 rating in the Higher Education Funding Council's last Research Assessment Exercise. We were awarded a Teaching Quality rating of excellent (23 out of 24) in our subject review. Careers Symposiums that facilitate access to professionals in different domains and alumni who have been successful in a range of industries. We offer a vibrant research seminar series- contributed to by leading academics from across the country. There is also optional Study Abroad year in places such as USA, Canada and Australia.

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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each band is required for those for whom English is not their first language.

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

Additional fee information

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Psychology at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS