Summary: This course develops the academic knowledge of psychology and the application of psychological theory within a business context. Course details: Psychology graduates gain employment within private, public and third sector organisations and it is increasingly important that graduates have the skills and knowledge to work in a dynamic economic environment. You cover all the core modules included in the BSc (Hons) Psychology programme, and study business management modules that apply psychological theory to effective business management. You study the theories, principles and underlying concepts of the main functions of management, people management in particular, and develop a strong understanding of business models and processes. After the course: This course prepares you for many careers in the public and private sector – advertising, management consultancy, caring and social careers, human resources management or teaching. The growth of the service sector puts psychology and business management graduates at a premium with their insights into motivation and behaviour, and knowledge about people, relationships and group dynamics. You will have excellent communication and teamwork skills, be critical and analytic and able to design, conduct, analyse and evaluate research. A manager needs to be a problem solver, planner and leader, and this programme prepares you for these challenges. We provide an environment that allows you to develop the extra practical employability characteristics that will make you more interesting to employers in the job market in the years to come. All programmes are designed to incorporate employability skills development alongside your degree course. Our staff utilise their extensive connections to provide many and varied opportunities to engage with potential employers through fairs, guest lecture sessions, live projects and site visits. In addition we offer a series of workshops and events in the first, second and third year that ensure all students are equipped with both degree level subject knowledge, plus the practical skills that employers are looking for in new graduate recruits. Our award-winning careers service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions, in addition to providing post-graduation support for all Teesside University alumni.