Applied Psychology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Applied Psychology (Clinical) Msci (Hons) University of Exeter 90% 0% 4% £9250 £29700 192 Exeter On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology (Clinical) Msci (Hons) University of Reading 60% 0% 5% £9250 £27650 134 Reading On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 88% 3% 3% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 187 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology MPsyc University of Huddersfield 85% 4% 15% £9250 £16500 129 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Criminology with Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Cumbria 92% 10% 20% £9250 £13250 118 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Advanced Applied Psychology MSc University of Chichester 81% 5% 0% £9250 £15840 132 Chichester On campus Full-time
Criminology with Applied Psychology (with integrated foundation year) BSc (Hons) University of Cumbria 92% 10% 15% £9250 £13575 101 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Wales 86% 5% 30% £9000 £13500 130 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 3% 2% £9250 £23800 153 Egham On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Chester 82% 0% 20% £9250 - 122 Chester On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Leicester 54% 5% 5% £9250 - 128 Leicester On campus Full-time
Childhood Studies with Applied Psychology BA (Hons) University of Chester 69% 0% 0% £9250 - 149 Chester On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology HND Truro and Penwith College - - 40% £8224 £9335 - Truro On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BA/BSc (Hons) University of Suffolk - - 10% £9250 £13992 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice MSc The University of York - - - £11770 £12480 £27200 £29400 - York On campus Full-time
Social and Applied Psychology MSc (PG) University of East Anglia - - - £11400 £21200 - Norwich On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology MSc Middlesex University - - - £9600 £14800 - London On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology HNC Truro and Penwith College - - - £4112 £4668 - Truro On campus Part-time
Applied Psychology HND Coventry University - - - £7950 - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology MSc Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology (Healthcare) for Children and Young People MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology with Professional Experience MSc Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology (Mental Health and Psychological Therapies) MSc Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Part-time
Applied Psychology MSc University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Part-time
Applied Psychology (Conversion) MSc University of Bedfordshire - - - - - - Luton On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology HNC Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology and Economic Behaviour MSc University of Bath - - - - - - Bath On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Social Psychology MSc University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
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Salary

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Salary of all UK Graduates of Applied Psychology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22509 £19583 £23998
25-75 percentile range £20026 - £25605 £15415 - £24898 £18977 - £29904

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21618 £21420 £25550
25-75 percentile range £18591 - £23991 £16920 - £25287 £20887 - £31387

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.

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

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

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

15% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
15% Finance Professionals
15% Elementary occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
5% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
0% Managers, directors and senior officials

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Applied Psychology

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Applied Psychology, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Applied Psychology is the study of the application of psychological evidence and theories to real world situations.

The median salary of graduates of Applied Psychology was £22509 15 months after graduation, £19583 3 years after graduation and £23998 5 years after graduation.

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