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Psychology (Hons) (BPS)

Arden University Online

36 months
5500 GBP/year
6935 GBP/year
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Tailor your BSc (Hons) Psychology degree to suit your ideal career path by choosing from specialist modules in contemporary psychology. Study with full control and flexibility.

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The BSc (Hons) Psychology offered by Arden University is the first step towards a career in the rewarding field of psychology. Through the use of elective modules, it has been designed in a way that allows you to customise it to your future career aspirations, giving you control, flexibility, and the chance for personal discovery.

The programme helps meet the growing need for professionals in the mental healthcare professions and connected occupations. It does so by delivering an essential set of knowledge and courses designed to integrate future psychologists into the workforce faster and more effectively. 

Why study this Bachelor’s programme

  • Earn an accredited psychology degree from a recognised UK university from anywhere in the world.
  • Gain the qualitative and quantitative skills required to undertake an original piece of psychological research
  • Benefit from a flexible online study environment. 
  • Join virtual coffee sessions with lecturers and students.
  • Taught by experienced professionals in the field, who bring practical knowledge to the classroom..

Programme accreditation and careers

This psychology honour’s degree is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and will prepare graduates to continue successful career paths in a variety of industries from HR to clinical research. Successful graduates will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS - the basic requirement to train as a professional psychologist.

With further specialized training, psychology graduates go on to careers as psychotherapists, psychology counsellor, occupational psychologist, school counsellor, human resource officer, play therapist, forensic psychologist, organizational psychologist (I-O), and more.

What you will learn during this programme

  • Gain insight into main psychological research methods.
  • Delve deep into developmental psychology and learn about the main topics and challenges of each main stage of mental and physical development.
  • Learn about the biological factors that play a role in human psychology, with a special emphasis on processes in the brain.
  • Understand the main principles and practices related to cognitive psychology.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates: 

The current intake is open. We are continuing to deliver an undisrupted learning experience across all our courses. We are Distance Learning specialists with more than 25 years’ experience delivering education online.


Arden’s undergraduate psychology programme is proudly accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). This online psychology degree course gives students eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the BPS, which is critical for pursuing a recognised psychology career. While studying with Arden, student membership with the BPS costs are covered.

Programme Structure

Level 4 Modules

  • Introduction to Studying Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Research Methods 
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology

Level 5 Core Modules

  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Positive Psychology
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology

Level 5 Elective Modules

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Sport and Exersize Psychology
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Clinical and Health Psychology
  • Child Development and Educational Psychology
  • Coaching Psychology

Level 6 Core Modules

  • Professional Development
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Research Project
Level 6 Elective Modules
  • Counselling Psychology: Mental Health and Illness
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Political Psychology
  • Cyberpsychology 
  • Gender and Sexuality


Dr. Gail Steptoe-Warren, Head of School - Psychology

Dr. Gail Steptoe-Warren is the Head of School for Psychology and is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society, a Full Member of the Division of Occupational Psychology, and a registered occupational psychologist with the Health Care Professions Council. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


  • Self-paced
  • Continuous support with feedback on request, Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6935 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6935 GBP per year during 36 months.


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