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Psychology (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
3 years
Course Type
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About this course

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Are you fascinated by the human mind? Do you question what prompts human behaviour? Choose the BSc in Psychology degree at the University of Southampton to journey into the human psyche. This highly useful degree course will let you analyse human choices, emotions, motivations and beliefs through research and data analysis.

On this degree, we offer you a broad range of subjects to delve into, such as social psychology and neuroscience, leading to more specific subjects such as child development and the psychology of advertising.

This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society, and you’ll be eligible for membership when you graduate. 

Our facilities will support you in every area of research. They include:

  • a custom-fit mobile research vehicle for community research 

  • eye movement recording facilities 

  • an observation lab with audiovisual studio 

  • a virtual reality (VR) laboratory

As part of your degree you can:

  • study a second subject as a minor discipline

  • study abroad at one of our partner universities including the University of Sydney, University of Hong Kong, and University of Western Ontario

  • study modules outside of psychology to broaden your knowledge, including criminology, social sciences and law

You could be involved in all aspects of the department’s research process, working alongside postgraduate students or academic staff in one of our research centres:


Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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