B.Sc. On Campus

Business Psychology with a Placement Year (Hons)

University of Kent

48 months
21200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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How do people think, perceive and feel? Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour. As a student of the Business Psychology with a Placement Year (Hons)  programme at University of Kent, you apply psychological theories, methods and processes to real business issues and questions including leadership, corporate crime, gig economy and health and well-being.


The Association for Business Society (ABP) accredited degree enables you to confront the issues that humans face in life and in work with psychology's scientific principles.

Shape your Business Psychology with a Placement Year (Hons)  programme at University of Kent outside the classroom by participating in our student-led Psychology Society who host regular events, including co-run seminars with our academic team exploring current questions. Step into our active community.

Reasons to study Business Psychology at Kent

  • Accredited by the Association for Business Psychology which offers professional certification
  • Discover your future in a subject ranked 16th in the UK for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2022. Recent graduates across Psychology degrees have started their own businesses, researched in the civil service and become practising Psychologists
  • Test out your own theories and hypotheses in our excellent facilities, including eye tracking and virtual reality laboratories
  • Be inspired by our industry-relevant modules, providing you with emerging insights from experts who engage in consultancy work with businesses and government. Business Psychology student Can’s course highlight has been connecting with the staff and peers
  • Join a dynamic learning community, ranked 5th for research intensity in The Complete University Guide 2022
  • Benefit from ongoing support in your studies through our peer mentoring scheme, including tailored support for statistics, as well as dedicated academic advisors.


Graduate destinations

Our graduates have gone on to work in:

  • government administration
  • marketing
  • NHS and health charities
  • public relations
  • publishing
  • social welfare
  • social work
  • teaching
  • the Home Office
  • the probation service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology Statistics & Practical 
  • Biological and General Psychology 
  • Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Business Psychology
  • Psychology Research Participation (Stage 1) 
  • The Psychology of Successful Learning 
  • Forensic Psychology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A level

  • Mathematics grade C or 4
 Access to HE Diploma
  • The University welcomes applications from Access to Higher Education Diploma candidates for consideration. A typical offer may require you to obtain a proportion of Level 3 credits in relevant subjects at merit grade or above.
 BTEC Nationals
  • Distinction, Distinction, Merit
 International Baccalaureate
  • 32 points or 16 points at HL with Mathematics 4 at HL or SL

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21200 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

EU full-time £15900

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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