Applied Psychology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Exeter 95% 2% 1% £9250 £25000 173 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Reading 63% 1% 5% £9250 £23700 177 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 95% 0% 0% £9250 £14500 87 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 95% 0% 0% £6500 £16400 87 Norwich On campus Part-time
University of Huddersfield 64% 4% 10% £9250 £15000 117 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 91% 5% 2% £9250 £12250 175 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 91% 5% 2% £9250 £10500 175 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 53% 3% 0% £6000 £7500 137 Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Wales 88% 0% 20% £9000 £13500 135 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 85% 2% 5% £9250 £21900 140 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of York 92% 0% 6% £9730 £23300 118 York On campus Full-time
University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire - - - £8250 £13275 - Luton On campus Full-time
Middlesex University - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Truro and Penwith College 100% - 5% £4112 £4668 - Truro On campus Part-time
University of Leicester 53% 3% 0% £9250 - 137 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk - - 0% £9250 £12996 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Chester 92% 0% 6% £9250 - 118 Chester On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Plymouth On campus Part-time
University of Chichester 92% 0% 6% £1620 - 118 Chichester On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Belfast On campus Part-time
University of Chester 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Chester On campus Part-time
University of Kent 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Canterbury online Full-time
University of South Wales 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Sheffield On campus Part-time
University of Brighton 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Brighton On campus Part-time
University of Stirling 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Stirling On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Newcastle On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 92% 0% 6% - - 118 Sheffield On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
1128 students of Applied Psychology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Applied Psychology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20235 £19076 £22550
25-75 percentile range £17529 - £23824 £14421 - £24447 £16794 - £28859

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19096 £19662 £22824
25-75 percentile range £17768 - £23844 £14827 - £23181 £18115 - £27981

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Applied Psychology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Applied Psychology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Applied Psychology

  • Mental Health Clinics
  • Hospitals and Physician Offices
  • Private Clinics
  • Prisons and Correctional Facilities
  • Government Agencies
  • Schools, Colleges and Universities

Specialisations within Applied Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Rehabilitation Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Sports Psychology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Applied Psychology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Applied Psychology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Applied Psychology at Bournemouth University

16% Caring personal services
11% Teaching Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
9% Sales occupations
6% Elementary occupations
6% Administrative occupations
4% Therapy professionals
3% Welfare and housing associate professionals
3% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Applied Psychology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Applied Psychology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Applied Psychology studies:
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Psychology - MPsyc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • PhD with Integrated Study - PhD
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Arts - MA

The median salary of graduates of Applied Psychology was £20235 15 months after graduation, £19076 3 years after graduation and £22550 5 years after graduation.

Applied Psychology at Truro and Penwith College received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 7 respondents.