Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

- This degree is set to be accredited by the British Psychological Society (subject to accreditation as of Jan 2019), which will allow you to take the first step in becoming a chartered psychologist.

- Kingston’s close links with businesses and clinics will expose you to real-life working environments and add valuable work experience to your CV.

- 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.

**About this course**

This degree is for anyone who wishes to use the insights offered by psychology to understand the behaviour of individuals, or groups, associated with business. The course combines business understanding with psychological theory. It will allow you to understand the effect of cognitive and social processes on business behaviour and decision making across an organisation; including marketing, finance, human resources and business strategy.

You’ll use specialised equipment and software designed to test theories of business behaviour and decision making. You’ll be able to measure brain activity, analyse how decisions are made amongst choices and study how disruption can affect brain behaviour. You’ll have a wide choice of research projects that cover all aspects of business, ranging from cognitive psychology through to social psychology.

**Sandwich Year**

This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job.

Course Modules

Examples of modules:

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:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees