Undergraduate programmes 

At Birmingham you will study many different aspects of psychology – from child development to psychopharmacology, social psychology to neuroscience. We are one of the largest and most active psychology schools in the UK, with an excellent reputation for teaching and research across all areas of contemporary psychology.

Supported by our world-class research environment (including our Institute for Mental Health, our Centre for Human Brain Health and our Centre for Developmental Science), our undergraduate programmes give you a research-led grounding in fundamental and applied aspects of psychology and neuroscience.

Our accredited Psychology degree will prepare you for many different employment opportunities. Our degree is tailored to psychological practitioner career pathways that we also provide at postgraduate level. Every year we graduate over 100 students and trainees with qualifications in clinical or forensic psychology.

Our final year students have the opportunity to choose from a diverse range of modules that draw directly on the expertise of our School in areas including neuroscience, developmental science, applied psychology and mental health.

3 Reasons to Study Psychology at the University of Birmingham

psychology bsc

MRI scannerOur British Psychological Society-accredited degree course covers all aspects of the broad subject area that is psychology.

Psychology BSc course details

Human Neuroscience BSc

EEG capTaught by international experts in neuroscience research, this degree course gives students broad coverage from molecules to behaviour.

Human Neuroscience BSc course details

Psychology and Psychological Practice MSci

Educational psychology taskThis British Psychological Society-accredited degree is for those considering a career in clinical, forensic, educational psychology, and related fields.

Psychology and Psychological Practice MSci course details

psychology with a year abroad bsc

MRI scannerThis BPS-accredited Psychology BSc degree covers the full breadth of the field of psychology in combination with the unique experience of studying one year abroad.

Psychology with a Year Abroad BSc course details

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.