Undergraduate programmes 

As a psychology student at Birmingham, you will have access to purpose-built
facilities specifically equipped for work in human brain sciences (including brain imaging), psychophysiology, cognition and speech production, visual and auditory perception, food and nutritional psychology, psychopharmacology, social psychology, child development, clinical and forensic psychology.

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We offer the following programmes at undergraduate level:

Undergraduate degrees

BPS accredited logoPsychology BSc

Psychologists work in basic and applied research in fields that include education and child development, clinical work, the  BSc Psychology undergraduate videocourtroom (acting as expert witnesses), industry (helping to design efficient machines or  optimising business organisations), and in universities researching every branch of human behaviour from visual perception to sexuality. This BPS-accredited degree covers all aspects of psychology.

 

BPS accredited logoPsychology and Psychological Practice MSci

This degree is designed for those considering a career in clinical, forensic, educational psychology and related fields. Students will take the same modules as in BSc Psychology in the first three years, followed by an additional specialist fourth year. One of the key components of the fourth year is a work placement in one of these three areas of applied psychology.

 

BPS accredited logoPsychology and Psychological Research MSci

This degree is designed for those considering a career in research (eg, working for universities, think tanks and consulting). Students will take the same modules as in BSc Psychology in the first three years, followed by an additional specialist fourth year.

Foundation Programmes

For international students from 12-year education systems, all the above programmes are available with a foundation year through the Birmingham Foundation Academy.