University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' This cutting'edge programme was the first of its kind in the UK ' Graduates are entitled to Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society which is needed for future training as a Chartered Psychologist ' 100% percent of our psychology research has an impact on societies around the world (Research Excellence Framework 2014) ' Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Guardian University Guide 2016).

Course Modules

Year 1: introduction to counselling theory; practice of counselling skills; mind, body and brain (1); social and developmental psychology (1); research methods (1); psychology in practice. Year 2: models of counselling; reflective practice in counselling; personality psychology and abnormal behaviour; social and developmental psychology (2); research methods (2); preparing for independent research. Year 3: extended research project; mind, body and brain (2); psychological assessment for counselling; managing the counselling process. Optional modules: autism (an interdisciplinary approach); body movement, gaze and gesture; communication and social interaction; cognition and emotion; critical psychology; health psychology; neuropsychology; organisational psychology; positive psychology; the biology and psychology of alcohol misuse; sleep, dreaming, and consciousness; psychology of music; advanced abnormal psychology; criminal and forensic psychology; hands'on cognitive science; practical creativity and thinking skills; psychology of family and child wellbeing; social and cognitive development (family to school); topics in cognitive neuroscience.

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
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 26
  • Tariff 120
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 120
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR Certificate/Diploma for iMedia Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate for Young Enterprise
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR L3 Quals in ICT Systems and Principles
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) D2
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate
  • Course specific

Key Course Information

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 67%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 86%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

81% Go on to work and/or study

In work 57
Studying 16
Studying and working 8
Unemployed 12
Unknown 8

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 39%

Total Coursework: 57%

Total Practical: 4%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

£1,030 - £1,236
Typical cost of private accommodation