Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This degree will provide you with a broad understanding of psychology as a natural science. You will cover the main subject areas of psychology with modules such as Cognitive Psychology, Language Acquisition and Consciousness and Causality, but these will be integrated by Queen Mary's experimental and biological approach, so you will also study modules such as Evolution, Fundamentals of Neurobiology and Animal Physiology. You will be able to conduct a final'year project in one of several areas of psychology with support and expertise drawn from across the School. BSc Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

Course Modules

Year 1: Compulsory modules: Essential skills for psychologists; exploring psychology; evolution; the diversity of life; brain and behaviour; research methods and statistics in psychology I; cognition, evolution and behaviour; options include: heredity and gene action. Year 2: Compulsory modules: Cognitive psychology; integrative studies in psychological sciences; social and developmental psychology; fundamentals of neurobiology; research methods and statistics in psychology II; optional modules: Psycholinguistics. Year 3: Compulsory modules: Psychology research project; personality and individual differences: Optional modules: Abnormal psychology; behavoural ecology; neuroscience: molecules to mind; animal cognition; action and perception; interaction design; genes and behaviour; health psychology; mammals and evolution; integrative studies in psychological sciences.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £28,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 82%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 71%

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 75
Studying 10
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 42%

Total Coursework: 55%

Total Practical: 3%

£3,760 - £4,560
Typical cost of university accommodation

£2,755 - £3,450
Typical cost of private accommodation