Our BSc Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology with Industrial/Professional Experience course will enable you to gain experience of the workplace on a year-long placement during your degree, making you more attractive to potential employers after graduation. The course combines major topics in experimental psychology and neuroscience to offer a broad grounding in this exciting field of behavioural science. The psychology component covers topics such as: how humans and animals think (cognitive processes); how the world is sensed (perception); comparative and developmental studies; abnormal psychology. The neuroscience component of the course covers topics such as: animal behaviour; learning and memory; the action of drugs on the nervous system; how humans and animals sense and respond to their environment. In Year 3, you will have the opportunity to go on a placement with one of our more than 100 partner organisations in the UK or abroad. Placements range from research project work to roles in education, the biotechnology industry and science communication. Our degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means as well as providing a solid foundation for a career in biological sciences, it constitutes your first step towards professional chartered psychologist status. The course also has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.