Cognitive Psychology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of East Anglia 71% 2% 15% £9250 £17100 109 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 2% 15% £9250 £17100 £18000 109 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 2% 15% £9250 £17100 £18000 109 Norwich On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 77% 4% 5% £9250 £30400 179 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 65% 0% 0% £9250 £30400 195 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Essex 60% 0% 8% £9250 £19080 107 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 60% 0% 8% £9250 £19080 107 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Bristol 71% 2% 15% £5350 - 109 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 71% 2% 15% - - 109 Birmingham On campus Full-time
New College of the Humanities 84% - 15% £9250 £14000 140 London On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 77% 4% 5% - - 179 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 77% 4% 5% - - 179 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Essex 60% 0% 8% - - 107 Colchester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Cognitive Psychology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21341 £20113 £23719
25-75 percentile range £18146 - £24305 £14925 - £26102 £17276 - £30740

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19000 £19500 £23500
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £24000 £14000 - £27500 £19000 - £33000

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Cognitive 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 Cognitive 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 Cognitive Psychology

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Government Agencies
  • Corporate Businesses
  • Private Consulting

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Cognitive 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 Cognitive Psychology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Cognitive Psychology at University of Essex

30% Caring personal services
30% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Other Educational Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
5% Protective service occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading Distribution

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Cognitive Psychology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Cognitive Psychology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The median salary of graduates of Cognitive Psychology was £21341 15 months after graduation, £20113 3 years after graduation and £23719 5 years after graduation.

Philosophy & Cognitive Science at New College of the Humanities received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 84 out of 100 among 12 respondents.