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Psychology (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Typical offer
AAA-AABView full entry requirements
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
C800

About this course

Are you fascinated by the human mind? Do you question what prompts human behaviour? Choose the BSc in Psychology 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.

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, law, and medicine

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:

  • vision and cognition

  • innovation in mental health

  • self and identity

  • clinical and community applications of health psychology 

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 421.99 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.