University of Westminster

Course Introduction

The Department of Psychology is well known for its research and has an outstanding teaching reputation; it was awarded the maximum 24 points in the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject review for teaching quality. As a psychology student you will be based in the heart of London. You will be able to take advantage of our excellent facilities, including laboratories, observation facilities, computer'based teaching laboratories, research cubicles and a workshop and resource centre. Graduates have taken up careers in clinical psychology, counselling, health psychology, business psychology and forensic psychology. Many use their skills in related professions including social work, human resources, education, market research, and public relations. We provide an optional work placement year, giving you the opportunity to gain workplace experience in a psychology or cognitive neuroscience'related setting in the UK or abroad. You can also study a language as part of your degree.

Course Modules

Modules can include: Clinical psychology; cognitive disorders and neuropsychology; critical psychology; forensic psychology; health psychology; music and the mind; occupational psychology; psychology and the internet; psychology of counselling; psychology of education; psychology of prejudice; psychology of sport and exercise; psychology of sustainability; psychology of women; psychophysiology; studies in consciousness.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level BBB
  • SQA Higher BBBBB
  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • SQA Advanced Higher BBB
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 15
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 59%

Total Coursework: 40%

Total Practical: 1%

£4,700 - £6,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,400 - £9,000
Typical cost of private accommodation