UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This three'year programme, accredited by the British Psychological Society, exposes you to the widest possible coverage of the field of psychology. There is also the opportunity for a measure of specialisation within your studies, in order to make informed and rational decisions about your future career.

Course Modules

Modules include: Year 1: Psychobiology; perception; memory and human learning; conditioning; skills; information processing; cognitive development in infancy and childhood; the psychology of social influence; laboratory course; statistics; computing. Year 2: Advanced courses on topics from Year 1; psycholinguistics; cognition; typical development in infancy and childhood; stress and psychopathology; personality; motivation; attitudes and attitude change; laboratory work; statistics; advanced option in the use of computers in psychology. Year 3: Research project; options from: social science (cognitive and social development; social psychology; personality and psychopathology; occupational psychology); cognitive science (perception and memory; movement and skills; language and cognition; human neuropsychology; mathematical and computational psychology); biological science (evolution of social behaviour and adaptive behaviour; human neuropsychology; neurobiology of vision); special options (typical development; clinical psychology; experimental analysis of behaviour; speech and learning; philosophical issues in psychology); development of cognitive systems; advanced multivariate statistical methods in psychology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%-90%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 97%

£17,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 15
Unknown 10

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 70%

Total Coursework: 30%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation