Psychology study in the UK

Psychology in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Psychology.

Psychology Courses in the UK

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology studies the human mind and behaviour and seeks to understand and explain thought and emotion. Most Psychology programmes seek to give the student a broad background in practical applications, experimental methodology, information technology and theory construction. Psychology modules include research, statistic methods and brain behaviour, as well as looking at different branches of psychology such as criminal, educational, applied, law, management and forensic.

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There are two different types of undergraduate Psychology degree; the Bachelor of Arts which focuses on liberal arts and education, and Bachelor of Science which looks at science and mathematics.

Careers in Psychology

Psychology graduates can move into a wide variety of public and private sectors in roles such as human resources, social work, mental health care, psychotherapy, advertising, marketing and teaching.

Psychology Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 34 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Psychology in the UK?

To learn more about the best Psychology courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Psychology universities in the Guardian University Guide 2017 below:

  1. University of St Andrews
  2. University of Bath
  3. University of Cambridge
  4. University of Glasgow
  5. University of Surrey
  6. University College London
  7. University of Lincoln
  8. Royal Holloway University
  9. University of East Anglia
  10. Cardiff University

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