United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
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Aberystwyth University

Psychology (inc integrated year in industry)

Kick start and enhance your career with our BSc Psychology with integrated year in industry. Psychology – the scientific study of the mind and behaviour - is a diverse and dynamic field of study and our BPS-accredited Psychology degree is designed to bring this exciting subject to life. When you study with us, you will be taught by academic staff members who are established experts in their respective fields, many of whom are BPS-accredited Chartered Psychologists (CPsychol). The Department has outstanding teaching and research facilities, including state-of-the-art eye-tracking equipment, a child development laboratory, a biopotential recording laboratory, an EEG laboratory and sound attenuated chamber, a video laboratory and control room for observational research, and a dedicated computer lab. All our degree schemes are designed with employability in mind and are accredited by the British Psychological Society – perfect for graduate-level careers or access to postgraduate training. We offer one of the highest quality student experience. In 2016, the University was rated as 1st in Wales and 4th in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). This course is identical to its sister course C800, however you will have an additional year of funding to undertake your year industry. If you are unable to obtain a work placement, you can simply transfer to our three year sister programme. As a student in the department of Psychology, you will experience an innovative approach to learning and teaching. The Department houses modern research facilities and top-class student learning spaces. In the 2016 Highflyers report, 32% of graduate vacancies are taken by those who have previously worked for a company on a placement or/ a internship. Make no mistake, you will develop confidence and gaining experience in the industry will stimulate your enthusiasm for the subject. Completing a year in industry will allow you to: Apply the learning from your course to the work environment; Make industry contacts; Develop practical skills related to your area of study; Apply your practical skills and technical knowledge after returning to study; Enhance your CV and better prepare yourself for a job after graduating. A degree in Psychology from Aberystwyth University will prepare you for a range of careers, and access to wide range of further training opportunities, including: Clinical, Educational, Occupational, Sports and Exercise psychology; Psychotherapy and Counselling; Social Work; Health Care; Human Resources; Careers Advisory Service; Marketing, Publishing, Advertising. You will study in a supportive, student focused environment, where our academic, support and technical staff are here for you every step of the way.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £13,200