801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, United Kingdom

Psychology (3 years or 4 years including Foundation) - Cardiff Metropolitan University

The BSc Psychology degree at Cardiff Met is professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), offering you the opportunity to study an industry-approved psychology course that is highly regarded by employers. BPS accreditation means you can gain Graduate and/or Chartered Membership of the Society upon graduation - enhancing your CV, maximizing your career prospects and providing you with a platform to progress to specialist postgraduate Psychology courses. In your first and second years, you will be given an introduction to the areas of Social and Developmental Psychology, as well as research methods and data analysis. In the third year you have the opportunity to specialise in the area of psychology that interests you. Specialist areas can include Clinical Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, Exercise Psychology and more. You will have the opportunity to undertake work placements and volunteering in a wide range of settings to maximize your practical experience. Past placements have included working with vulnerable young adults at Safer Wales; working with children in secondary schools in a mentoring capacity; in forensic, clinical and health settings, shadowing professionals in areas such as the probation service and hospitals. In addition, you will have the opportunity study abroad via the University Erasmus exchange programme. Our past and current students have taken part in cultural exchanges with partner universities across the world, including in Istanbul and Greece. There is also an active Psychology society run by our students giving you the chance to take part in extra-curricular activities linked to your studies. You will have access to a suite of facilities and labs and be supported by a dedicated team of psychology staff and a personal tutor throughout your time with us. The course has excellent career prospects, with 96% of our graduates entering employment or progressing to further postgraduate study within 6 months of graduating* *DLHE 2016.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
  • Start date
  • Location
    Cardiff Met - Llandaff,CardiffUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,000
  • 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 £12,000