BPP University Psychology

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BPP University Psychology

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree offers an ideal foundation if you are aiming to become a practicing psychologist or for other employment routes including human resources, marketing, research or media and communications. It will provide you with a sound foundation in all the key areas of psychology and specialist fields including cognitive, biological, developmental, social, clinical, health, organisational, forensic psychology and neuroscience.

The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and provides eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

The BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is awarded by BPP University.

Programme details
LocationLondon WaterlooStart DateSeptember and January
Length of programmeThree years, full-time
Four-six years, part-time
Modes of studyClassroom and pre-recorded lectures
AssessmentWritten exams, assignments, essays, group presentations and project reports
How to applyAll applications for full-time undergraduate programmes should be made online through UCAS: ucas.com

Three year programme code: C800

To apply for part-time study, please contact Admissions on 03331 224 359.



Level 4- Certificate of Higher Education

  • Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Cognitive and Biological Psychology (20 credits)
  • Academic Skills in Psychology (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology (20 credits)
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology (50 credits)

Level 5- Diploma of Higher Education

  • Cognitive Psychology (15 credits)
  • Developmental Psychology (15 credits)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Social Psychology (15 credits)
  • Biological Psychology (15 credits)
  • Personality and Individual Differences (15 credits)
  • Advanced Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology (30 credits)

Level 6- BSc (Hons) Degree

  • Final Psychology Project (Dissertation) (40 credits)

Electives*- Four modules from the following list

  • Forensic Psychology (20 credits)
  • Psychology of Health and Illness (20 credits)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience (20 credits)
  • Occupational Psychology (20 credits)
  • Psychology of Mental Illness (20 credits)
  • Evolutionary Psychology: Sex, Survival and Human Nature (credits)
  • Educational Psychology and Special Educational Needs (20 credits)
*Please note – elective modules run subject to demand. A minimum of 10 students are required for an elective to run

Entry requirements

From 2017 entry, the UCAS Tariff is changing. Your tariff points can be calculated using the UCAS tariff point calculator here.