Business Psychology including Foundation Year

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– This degree is set to be accredited by the British Psychological Society, which will enable you to take the first step in becoming a chartered psychologist.

– Through a core work placement module, you’ll be able to apply your psychological knowledge to a real-life setting, gaining valuable experience.

– You’ll use purpose-built research laboratories and psychological analysis equipment, such as eye trackers, a driving simulator, EEG (the recording of brain activity) and specialist survey software.

**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences**

The foundation year takes place the year before your degree. You will study four year-long modules that cover all subject areas (psychology, economics, sociology and politics) within social sciences. Upon successful completion of this foundation year you will progress to Year 1 of your chosen degree.

**About this course**

Applying psychology to business can offer insight into how individuals and groups behave. This course combines psychological theory with business

understanding. You’ll learn how decision making, marketing, finance, human resources and business strategy are all influenced by cognitive and social processes.

You’ll benefit from the strong links between the University and employers, which allow you to gain the practical skills highly valued by businesses. Using

specialised equipment and software, you’ll measure brain activity, analyse how decisions are made and study how disruption can affect behaviour.

A wide choice of research projects covers all aspects of business and ranges from cognitive psychology to social psychology.

Course Modules

Examples of modules:

Year 0

- Foundation Year in Social Sciences

Year 1

- Psychology Research Methods 1

- Foundations of Psychology

- Introduction to Business Psychology

- Business Management

Year 2

- Psychology Research Methods 1

- Social, Individual and Develop-mental Diffs.

- Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

- Managing Resources

Final Year (Core)

- Psychology Research Project

- Occupational Psychology

- Work Placement

Final Year (Optional)

- Advanced Issues in the Psychology of Thinking

- Leading Change

- Business Intelligence and Big Data Mining

- Management Strategy and Organisation

Start Date

09/2021

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) Other Fees