801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
251–300 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Psychology - University of Derby

**Our Psychology course has research at its heart, a vibrant community of staff and students who are passionate about the subject, and course content designed with your future career in mind.** **KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:** - **STUDENT SATISFACTION:** 93% of our BSc (Hons) Psychology students said that they are satisfied with the overall quality of this course. 94% are also satisfied with the quality of teaching on the course (National Student Survey 2019) - **RANKINGS:** Psychology at Derby is ranked joint fifth in the UK for student satisfaction with the course, and fourth in the UK for student satisfaction with feedback (Guardian University Guide 2020). This course is also ranked sixth out of 109 institutions for teaching quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018). - **ACCREDITATION:** This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and so provided you meet their criteria, you will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership. - **EXCELLENT TEACHING:** Our teaching quality is ranked sixth out of 109 institutions according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. - **RAISE YOUR PROFILE IN INDUSTRY:** Take advantage of the opportunity to build the skills and applied experience that employers look for through an optional work placement. - **IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE:** We will introduce you to contemporary research into the social, developmental, cognitive and biological dimensions of behaviour. As part of your studies, you’ll look at the applications of psychology in a wide range of areas – from understanding the nature and causes of mental illness to investigating decision-making in real life situations. - **TAILORED TO YOU:** There are plenty of opportunities to tailor your studies to match your personal interests and career aspirations through our wide selection of optional modules. - **RESEARCH-INFORMED TEACHING:** Our course is research-led, which means you'll be taught by expert staff who are conducting influential studies into the specific areas of psychology you'll study. You'll also benefit from guest lectures by world-class researchers. - **FACILITIES:** To undertake your investigations, you'll have access to dedicated project rooms and a range of psychological recording equipment such as the latest eye tracker equipment for analysing eye movement. Our observation suite features rooms equipped with two-way mirrors and DVD recording equipment. **WHAT YOU'LL COVER:** - At Derby you’ll study a wide range of theories and research methods to give you a well-rounded understanding of this fascinating subject. Our extensive range of optional modules enables you to explore the areas of Psychology you’re most passionate about whether it’s addiction, emotion, education, human behaviour or neuropsychology, allowing you to make an informed decision on your future career path. **HOW YOU'RE ASSESSED:** - We use a variety of assessment methods, including essays, exams, posters, presentations, and reports. Our assessments enable you to develop a wide range of transferable skills. **YOUR CAREER:** - Psychological knowledge is invaluable in many walks of life, so your career options will be broad - our graduates are now enjoying success in roles including health service supervisors, assistant therapeutic care workers, and mental health support workers. This course also prepares you for further training in psychology and provides an essential platform if you would like to become a professional psychologist. **STUDY OPTIONS:** - This course is available with a Foundation Year option. - This course is available with an Industrial Placement Year. - You can also combine another subject with this course to study a Joint Honours degree.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,DerbyUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250