Our four year Joint Honours BSc Psychology and Sociology course with integrated placement year, is designed to develop your sociological analysis and research skills and gain a thorough grounding in the principles and research methods of psychology. This unique course is designed to combine two exciting and complementary fields of study. You will gain a thorough grounding in the principles and research methods of psychology, covering a wide-range of issues and theories of cognitive, developmental and social psychology, psychobiology, and individual differences. In addition to the skills and knowledge you will gain in psychology, you will establish foundations in sociological approaches to social inequalities such as gender, ‘race’, class, religion, sexuality and age. This will allow you to understand complex issues in relation to, for example, reproductive politics, environmental justice and media power. Our psychology and sociology graduates go on to pursue a very wide range of career paths. Graduates enter business and commercial careers, caring and social careers, teaching and local government careers and many others. 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 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 - Students rate this course very highly, as demonstrated by its 100% overall satisfaction score in the 2017 National Student Survey - Employed Aston Psychology graduates earn £2,400 (15%) more than the UK average one year after graduating (LEO, 2017).