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Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
Studying Psychology at King's College London means joining Europe's largest centre for research and education in this field.  Our new course is taught at the centrally located Guy's Campus, London Bridge, where our students enjoy state-of-the-art teaching facilities created specifically for this course.
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Overview

The Psychology BSc offered at King's College London will introduce you to a number of approaches to the application of psychological science and help you to explore their application to a variety of contemporary challenges. 

Key benefits

  • Our teaching is delivered by world experts, enriched by current research at the IoPPN, one of the world’s leading centres for interdisciplinary research in psychiatry and psychology.
  • We have unique partnerships with the South London & Maudsley Hospital (SLaM) and clinician-scientists that allow placements and voluntary work for our students.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply for a four-year programme with an additional year taking the form of either a professional placement or a year abroad. 
  • The Department of Psychology is one of the best-known and largest centres for clinical and health psychology and is home to the to the UK’s oldest Clinical Psychology training programme.
  • Our course offers a rich combination of research and clinical expertise.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), who highlighted five areas of particular strength in our course, including the emphasis on research-led teaching and the potential for students to benefit greatly from the research expertise of our world-leading Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN).

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 include:

  • Psychology and the Brain
  • Psychology and Society
  • Psychology and Development
  • Psychology and the Individual
  • Research Methods
  • Addressing Problems
  • Inspirational Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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General Requirements

  • Required grades

A*AA

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.

  • Required subjects

At least one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or PsychologyAdditionally Mathematics at GCSE grade 6/B (or equivalent)

  • Preferred subjects

Biology and Mathematics

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26700 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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