36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Throughout the Psychology (Hons) course from University of Hertfordshire, you’ll gain several core skills. For example, you’ll discover how to think critically about a topic, collate and assess evidence, and present your findings. You’ll also find out how to design and conduct psychological studies. 

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Why choose this course?

  • Employability: Gain highly transferable skills
  • BPS accredited: Taught by published authors/international researchers
  • Flexibility: Opportunities to both shape your course and study abroad
  • Taught by published authors and international researchers. We recently celebrated 50 years of psychology at Herts, so you’ll benefit from our extensive experience in teaching and research. 

You’ll join our strong and vibrant community. We support one another, embracing diversity and inclusion. We’ll help you to grow, and much of our research examines the positive impact that psychology can have on both people’s lives and society, including promoting physical and mental wellbeing, reducing crime and promoting equality.  

You’ll be actively engaged in research, with opportunities to regularly conduct experiments, being taught by staff with an international reputation for research. You’ll also have access to our excellent facilities, including observation laboratories, motion capture systems and brain activity monitors. 

You can shape your own studies. Starting in your second year, you begin to focus on the areas of psychology that especially interest you. We also offer a study abroad option, and in your final year you carry out your own research project. Whether it's forensic studies, educational work or clinical psychology, the choice is yours. 

You’ll increase your employability with valuable transferable skills, including the ability to think critically, analyse data and communicate effectively. Psychology graduates are highly sought after in many areas, including marketing, learning and development roles in organisations, charities, the public sector and consultancy. You can also gain further qualifications and work in a University as an academic psychologist.  

The Psychology (Hons) course from University of Hertfordshire is accredited by The British Psychological Society, which is important if you want to work as a professional psychologist in a forensic, clinical, health or educational setting. You’ll also be in the right place to study on our postgraduate courses on business and clinical psychology.  

What's next for my career?

Postgraduate study can lead to professional careers in a wide range of areas including: 

  • Forensic psychology 
  • Clinical psychology 
  • Health psychology 
  • Educational psychology.  

BPS accreditation is a hallmark of quality that is acknowledged by many employers and is also an important stepping stone if you wish to become a Chartered Psychologist. You can also continue your studies, and eventually teach and research psychology at a University. Due to their transferable skills, psychology graduates are also highly sought after in many different sectors of society, including marketing and advertising, human resources and communications, public relations and sales, learning and development roles in organisations, criminal justice and rehabilitation, business consultancy and management training, sports and wellbeing, and in government agencies and public bodies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Skills for Psychologists
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Statistics for Psychologists 
  • Biological Psychology
  • Methods for Psychologists 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 112 -120 
  • A Level BBC-BBB
  • IB 112 points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at H4 or above
  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English language and 4/C mathematics
  • Access course tariff: All access courses considered. Must pass 60 credits and have overall merit profile on 45 L3 credits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time

  • UK: £1155 per 15 credits 
  • International: £1750 per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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