Our four year BSc Psychology course with integrated placement year, offers a broad psychology curriculum with an emphasis on human behaviour and real world applications of psychology. The course integrates theoretical psychology, techniques of psychological investigation and major areas of applied psychology. In the first two years you will focus on theoretical aspects and develop expertise in a broad range of research methodologies. In your final year you will apply your knowledge and skills to conducting original research in your chosen field, and develop specialist knowledge by selecting options to fit your interests and career goals. Completion of the course will provide you with an excellent springboard for careers in professional areas of psychology including occupational, educational and clinical psychology. It is also ideal for further study, careers in local and central government, social services, industry and commerce. Our graduates have proven success in finding clinical psychology placements. Key course benefits: - Accredited as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS) provided the minimum standard of a Second Class Honours is achieved, this is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist - Our placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects - Employed Aston Psychology graduates earn £2,400 (15%) more than the UK average one year after graduating (LEO, 2017) - 92% student satisfaction (Psychology, Guardian University Guide, 2017) - 93% of graduates from this programme were in employment or further study within 6 months of leaving (DHLE, 2014) - The exceptional quality of research in our School of Life and Health Sciences has been confirmed in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2014) results – with research in Allied Health Professions and Studies ranked 5th out of 97 UK higher education institutions. 94% of our research was rated as being internationally excellent or world leading.