About

In this Psychology (Hons) course from University of Dundee you will have the opportunity to take part in a research apprenticeship scheme, learning research skills through participating in real research projects being carried out by staff in our department.

You will learn about the very diverse range of topics that together form the subject of psychology.

Amongst others, you will learn about how babies learn, what happens to people’s mental skills when they get old, how people’s personalities differ, how social group dynamics work, how we remember, see and hear things and how we talk to each other, and about different psychological disorders.

You will be taught by international experts about the latest developments in each of these areas. Your understanding of these psychological aspects of human nature will be supported by learning how to think critically, how to solve problems, analyse data, write clearly and effectively, and be a confident communicator of science; these are skills that are highly valued by employers. You will learn about the scientific method, eventually planning and implementing and analysing your own research project.

Careers

The Psychology degree in Dundee is very versatile, and on completion of the degree, you will have a set of skills that make you very attractive to a wide range of employers, including problem-solving, critical and analytical thinking skills, data analysis and statistical skills, presentation and communication skills. 

These skills are very attractive to employers, both in the private and public sectors. Students from Dundee go on to have careers both within and outside psychology. Within psychology, they often get jobs in education, research, counselling, clinical and organisational psychology. Outside psychology, there is a wide range of careers including in human resources, marketing, recruitment, management jobs and data analysis.

Accreditation

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding the Mind
  • Individual Development
  • Cognition
  • Biological Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Individual Differences and Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Language
  • Developmental Psychology

            English Language Requirements

            You need the following IELTS score:

            • Minimum required score:

              6

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            Academic Requirements

            General Requirements

            • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: BBBB (minimum) - AABB (typical) at Higher.
            • GCE A-Level: BCC (minimum) - BBB (typical) at A-Level. 
            • BTEC: A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM
            • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              17275 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 17275 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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            Living costs for Dundee

            • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
              Living Costs

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