Teesside University Psychology

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Teesside University Psychology

Psychology is the study of human behaviour. With our state-of-the-art facilities, studying psychology develops your practical skills as well as your theoretical understanding. You can study what interests you – whether counselling or cognition, forensic or health. Our strong links with professional organisations provide excellent opportunities for you to gain relevant voluntary work experience while you study. Innovative assessments develop your ability to communicate specialist knowledge to a professional audience. We work individually with you to improve your confidence, develop your skills and enhance your employability.

Course title Qualification Full-time Part-time
Counselling FdA No Yes View course
Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Psychology BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Psychology and Criminology BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Psychology with Business BSc (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Therapeutic Counselling (Top-up) BA (Hons) No Yes View course

Psychology facilities

Studying Psychology at the School of Social Sciences, Business & Law gives you access to outstanding facilities, including eye-trackers, EEG and Near-infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS). You also get to use specialist interviewing labs and our replica courtroom.

Degree types explained

Quality teaching

At Teesside we are committed to providing a stimulating and supportive environment. Feedback from the National Student Survey praises staff enthusiasm for the subject, our ability to explain things, and our student-centred approaches to teaching and learning. Our modules are supported by electronic materials and we use a variety of techniques to ensure your learning is exciting, challenging and interesting.

First-class facilities

The first-class facilities for psychology students are all on campus. The University’s Library houses a large stock of books, journals and has online access to further journals and databases. You also have access to the University’s own mock court room and police station.
As a psychology student, you have access to state-of-the-art computer suites; dedicated laboratories for interviewing, interaction, cognition, biopsychology and a relaxation room for student research. Psychology students also have access to specialist equipment including the eye-tracker, EEG, and Near-infared spectroscopy (NIRS). These facilities allow you to develop practical skills in the investigation of human behaviour.

Psychology is based in the Clarendon Building, where we have specialist teaching facilities with interactive white boards, open-access computing laboratories, student centre and coffee shop. Our modules allow you to develop your knowledge, research skills and critical thinking, and are all supported by online materials.
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Open days

18 November (Undergraduate)

07 March (Part-time)