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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #291 (QS) ,
Study Psychology at Royal Holloway University of London and you’ll develop a thorough understanding of theories and approaches to the understanding of human behaviour across different core areas of Psychology, without limiting study to any specific area.

About

Join our three-year programme and you will be able to customise your learning in your final year, selecting from a number of optional modules including Consciousness & Cognition, Human Neuropsychology and Criminal and Forensic Psychology.

Royal Holloway's Department of Psychology is among the best-equipped psychology departments in the country where post- and undergraduates may benefit from the department's advanced technology. This includes an on-site magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner for studying brain structure and activity, instruments for recording electrical changes in the brain (EEG) and other cutting-edge facilities to augment your learning. 

Career opportunities

Graduates from Psychology at Royal Holloway University of London are well placed for excellent employability prospects in a range of fields. You’ll gain a range of transferable skills that will make you highly attractive to potential employers, including advanced literacy and numeracy skills, critical reading, report writing, survey research, experimentation and the ability to use statistical methods to assess research findings. 

Our BSc Psychology will also prepare you to progress to the department’s postgraduate programmes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Introduction to Psychological Research
  •  Learning and Memory
  •  Self and Society
  •  Lifespan Development
  •  Biological Foundations of Psychology
  •  Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  •  Psychological Research Methods and Analysis
  •  Cognitive Psychology
  •  Social Psychology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • A Levels: AAA-AAB
  • Preferred subjects: Psychology, Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Statistics.
  • At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall. No subscore lower than 5.5.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    20900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

  • We award our scholarships competitively, usually based on your academic achievements, as well as your scholarship statement. 
  • Bursaries are awarded to all students who meet the eligibility criteria.

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