Bath Spa University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Psychology

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Course summary

Experience and understand how architecture is collaborative, relevant, adaptable and sustainable.

  • Grounded in creative enterprise and employment-based skills.
  • Opportunities for placements and optional modules to create a tailored course.
  • Provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society.
Within this course you will have the opportunity to discover the science of human behaviour, its applications in the working world, and the research skills to investigate and generate new knowledge in the field. Alongside students in other psychology programmes, you will have the opportunity to learn about behaviour from a range of perspectives (e.g., biological, cognitive, social, and developmental) and develop skills in psychological methodologies, culminating in a final year dissertation project. By collaborating with the cutting-edge and internationally recognized Bath Business School, this core programme is supported by modules specific to business psychology, and allows you to tailor your learning to your particular interests by selecting from a range of options. With accreditation by the British Psychological Society, this programme has professionalism and applied psychology at its core. The course provides students with the opportunity to identify their professional aspirations, develop them through independent learning and provides opportunities to reflect as part of the curriculum. This is enhanced through the opportunities to gain valuable business experience through a range of flexible work placement options. The programme provides eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society, provided the student achieves a 2:2 overall and passes the final year dissertation. Business psychology graduates will have the skills and knowledge required for further studies, or for employment within the field.

Course details


Year one - In your first year, you will be grounded in the fundamentals of psychological science and business psychology whilst beginning your journey with enterprise thinking. Year two - Within your second year, you will advance your understanding of the core content areas in psychology whilst advancing your understanding of business psychology in the real world. You will have the opportunity to pick optional modules within specialty areas as well as opt in to a placement module as part of your course. Year three - Your last year culminates with an independent research project within business psychology. You will also have the opportunity to work on a consultancy based project leveraging creative enterprise to create solutions for real world problems, explore how workplaces can foster health and wellbeing for their employees, and you will be able to choose optional modules to explore new areas or continue the specialties from your second year.

Assessment method

Students will be supported in their development towards summative assessment by appropriate formative exercises. Assessment is continuous, and can include: Essays; Examinations; Group presentations; Research-based reports; Portfolio-based work. We’ll provide you with regular feedback on how you're doing and give you regular guidance on how to improve your skills, knowledge and understanding.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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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 £14925 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Psychology at Bath Spa University - UCAS