Our course combines broad theoretical skills of modern psychology practice with a focus on the neuroscientific explanations and research of human behaviour. You’ll study in the psychology department which has some of the most high-tech equipment available. In our sector-leading laboratory, you’ll have access to all the facilities you would imagine from a top class lab – psychophysiological monitoring, electroencephalography (EEG), and more. After graduation, you can choose to progress into postgraduate training or pursue a career in law, politics or teaching. Throughout your degree you’ll study the foundations of psychology and neuroscience, broadening your understanding and knowledge of the disciplines. You’ll learn by researching, analysing and processing complex data and real-life case studies. Designed to give you a deep understanding of psychology, this course sets you up perfectly for further postgraduate training. It also teaches you transferable skills required for a career across a wide range of industries. During the course you’ll also take part in a work placement so you can test the skills you’ve built up throughout your modules. This year long placement sets you up to succeed when you go on to your postgraduate career. A wide range of influential and established organisations are involved with the placement course. Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you’re an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience.
Psychology with Neuroscience BSc Honours
Learn about human behaviour through the latest scientific perspectives of psychology and neuroscience using our state-of-the-art equipment.
You will begin studying the foundations of both psychology and neuroscience, enhancing your understanding of the discipline by learning about data analysis, research methods, processes and concepts. Your knowledge will be deepened with the study of biological and cognitive psychology, developmental psychology and clinical neurophysiology, while continuing to nurture your approach to research with a specific focus on ethics in psychology. Finally, you will have the opportunity to specialise in an area which will give you the best route towards your chosen career. As well as writing a dissertation on a topic of your choice, you will learn about social psychology and individual differences. This degree is designed to give you a deep understanding of psychology and neuroscience, preparing you for accredited postgraduate training while also teaching you the transferable skills necessary for a successful career in a diverse range of industries. You will gain hands-on experience by working with some of the CA’s most up-to-date and extensive facilities for studying psychology which includes a psychophysiology laboratory, electroencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation equipment, large Apple Mac-quipped teaching laboratories, a video editing suite, and interview and testing rooms for student project work.