Northumbria University Psychology

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Northumbria University Psychology

Interested in the study of people and their behaviour? Want to find out more about the workings of the human mind? Whether you’re looking for a specialist area of psychology or prefer to follow a general route, Northumbria University’s BSc in Psychology could be the undergraduate course for you.

You will have the option to tailor your degree through option choice and leave with one of Northumbria University’s specialist awards or choose to follow the more general BSc (Hons) Psychology degree course.

Depending upon which route you choose to take, the following awards are potential outcomes of this course:

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Health Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Business Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Forensic Psychology)
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (Experimental Psychology)

This undergraduate course is also available through the UCAS clearing process. Eligible applicants can enrol onto the psychology clearing course when all choices have been declined either by choice or default.

Northumbria University’s psychology course is taught by experienced, approachable research-active staff who take an innovative approach to learning, you will develop an understanding of the theories behind the ways we think and behave, examining a wide range of psychology disciplines including; cognitive psychology, psychobiology, developmental and social psychology.

“95% of students said that they are satisfied overall with their course (National Student Survey, 2016)”

Lab sessions give you valuable hands-on practical experience and you’ll have access to state-of-the art facilities including the Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre.

The work placement and your final year research project will develop your personal and professional skills, and graduates will be eligible to apply for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society.