Psychology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Criminology with Psychology (Top-up) BA Hull College - - - £7500 - - Hull On campus Full-time
Criminology with Psychology FD Hull College - - - £7500 - - Hull On campus Full-time
Neuroscience with Psychology with Industrial Placement Msci (Hons) University of Aberdeen 77% 1% 0% £9250 £26100 £24800 195 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Criminology and Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Chichester 81% 5% 10% £9250 £15840 131 Chichester On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Derby 93% 15% 4% £9250 £14900 119 Derby On campus Full-time
Psychology with Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons) University of West London 88% 5% 5% £9250 £16250 100 Ealing On campus Full-time
Clinical Psychology with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland 79% 0% 20% £9250 £16000 104 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Sociology and Psychology MA (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 71% 0% 0% £9250 £26500 187 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Criminology with Forensic Psychology BA (Hons) University of West London - 5% 0% £9250 £16250 111 Ealing On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Reading 67% 4% 10% £9250 £27650 139 Reading On campus Full-time
Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 0% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology and Sport BA (Hons) Bishop Grosseteste University - 5% 25% £9250 £12690 116 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Psychology with Neuroscience BSc (Hons) University of Sussex 70% 1% 10% £9250 £25000 143 Brighton On campus Full-time
Sport Psychology BSc (Hons) St Mary's University, Twickenham 90% 0% 10% £9250 £16320 121 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Roehampton 74% 9% 10% £9250 £15000 111 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Mathematics and Psychology BSc (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Politics and International Relations and Psychology BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 86% 0% 5% £9250 £19600 221 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Psychology with Clinical Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Teesside University 73% 6% 15% £9250 £15000 113 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling Skills BSc (Hons) Middlesex University 70% 5% 20% £9250 £15100 104 London On campus Full-time
Accounting & Finance and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons) University of Strathclyde 87% 0% 0% £9250 £19600 154 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology (Clinical) Msci (Hons) University of Exeter 90% 0% 4% £9250 £29700 192 Exeter On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) Middlesex University 54% 5% 17% £9250 £15100 106 London On campus Full-time
Psychology (Sport, Health and Exercise) with Placement BSc (Hons) Brunel University 55% 7% 0% £9250 £19330 £21260 139 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Psychology Msci (Hons) University College London 94% 10% 0% £9250 £35000 196 London On campus Full-time
Psychology with optional placement year BSc (Hons) Ulster University 80% 1% 3% £9250 £15840 £16320 131 Coleraine On campus Full-time
History and Psychology MA (Hons) University of Dundee 75% 2% 6% £9250 £20900 168 Dundee On campus Full-time
Music and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 0% £9250 £12500 135 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland 74% 0% 19% £9250 £16000 128 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Cognitive Psychology with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons) University of East Anglia 71% 4% 5% £9250 £20600 157 Norwich On campus Full-time
Philosophy and Psychology MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 86% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 201 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Psychology integrated Masters MSc The University of York - 5% 2% £9250 £28800 169 York On campus Full-time
Art History and Psychology MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 86% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 201 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 88% 3% 3% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 187 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Clinical Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland 79% 0% 25% £9250 £16000 119 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) St Mary's University, Twickenham 88% 0% 20% £9250 £16320 115 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Counselling Psychology BSc (Hons) Leeds Trinity University 79% 2% 5% £9250 £12000 112 Leeds On campus Full-time
Economics with Psychology (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons) University of Essex - 2% 7% £9250 £20500 118 Colchester On campus Full-time
Psychology and Child Development (with Placement Year) BSc Staffordshire University 81% 0% 10% £9250 £16750 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Social Psychology with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons) University of East Anglia 71% 4% 5% £9250 £20600 157 Norwich On campus Full-time
Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) University of Bolton 79% 10% 12% £9250 £40650 90 Bolton On campus Full-time
Human Resource Management & Psychology BA (Hons) University of Strathclyde 86% 0% 5% £9250 £19600 207 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland 76% 0% 30% £9250 £16000 115 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Computer Science and Psychology BSc (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology and Sociology BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 91% 0% 8% £9000 £16520 124 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) York St John University 74% 0% 7% £9250 £14000 73 York On campus Full-time
Marketing with Psychology BA Sheffield Hallam University 82% 4% 5% £9250 £15860 £16655 111 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Law and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Forensic Psychology with Investigation BSc (Hons) University of West London 88% 5% 5% £9250 £16250 119 Ealing On campus Full-time
Psychology and Education BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University 91% 0% 5% £9000 £16520 135 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth 89% 7% 4% £9250 £20200 130 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Southampton 84% 4% 3% £9250 £27400 154 Southampton On campus Full-time
Psychology and Sociology BA (Hons) University of Brighton 66% 4% 7% £9250 £13842 117 Brighton On campus Full-time
Nutrition and Psychology BSc (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 47% 5% 5% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology and Special Educational Needs BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 0% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health with Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 110 Southampton On campus Full-time
Counselling Psychology with Foundation Year BSc Buckinghamshire New University - 1% 5% £9250 £15000 78 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Neural Engineering with Psychology (Including Year Abroad) BEng (Hons) University of Essex - 5% 10% £9250 £22750 92 Colchester On campus Full-time
Clinical and Community Psychology BSc (Hons) University of East London 47% 4% 0% £9250 £14160 98 London On campus Full-time
Psychology with Forensic Investigation (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Bournemouth University - 0% 9% £9250 £17800 118 Poole On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth University - 0% 8% £9000 £16520 120 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Legal Studies and Psychology MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 96% 1% 3% £9250 £21900 £20800 185 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Conservation Biology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 84% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling BSc (Hons) University of Sunderland 76% 0% 30% £9250 £16000 143 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Psychology with Criminology BSc (Hons) Leeds Trinity University - 2% 20% £9250 £12000 107 Leeds On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of East Anglia 78% 3% 4% £9250 £20600 144 Norwich On campus Full-time
Psychology with Criminology BSc (Hons) The University of Winchester 100% 3% 10% £9250 £16700 119 Winchester On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Hull 81% 4% 4% £9250 £9250 £18300 £19500 131 Hull On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling BSc (Hons) University of South Wales 69% 5% 15% £9000 £12600 122 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Psychology MA (Hons) University of St Andrews 81% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 218 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Philosophy and Ethics and Psychology (Professional Placement Year) BA/BSc (Hons) Bath Spa University 83% 0% 15% £9250 £16675 119 Bath On campus Full-time
Mathematics and Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Dundee 77% 2% 6% £9250 £19600 173 Dundee On campus Full-time
Psychology and Theology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 123 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology and Anthropology BSc (Hons) Durham University 74% 4% 1% £9250 £30250 171 Durham On campus Full-time
Mathematics and Psychology BSc (Hons) University of St Andrews 86% 0% 0% £9250 £30160 216 St Andrews On campus Full-time
Psychology with Education BSc (Hons) Middlesex University 54% 5% 17% £9250 £15100 105 London On campus Full-time
Psychology, Development and Development Disorders BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 3% 2% £9250 £23800 174 Egham On campus Full-time
Psychology (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex 87% 2% 7% £9250 £22100 124 Colchester On campus Full-time
Advanced Applied Psychology MSc University of Chichester 81% 5% 0% £9250 £15840 132 Chichester On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 10% £9250 £15000 £16125 109 Southampton On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of Cumbria 93% 10% 30% £9250 £13250 108 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Psychology with French MA (Hons) University of Dundee 75% 2% 6% £9250 £20900 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
History and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Sport and Exercise Psychology with Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 5% 15% £9250 £13020 £14000 122 Southampton On campus Full-time
Geography and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 117 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) The University of Nottingham 77% 4% 2% £9250 £28600 163 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Psychology with Criminology BSc (Hons) Middlesex University 54% 5% 17% £9250 £15100 106 London On campus Full-time
Psychology and Stage Design & Scenography BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Neuroscience BSc (Hons) Middlesex University 70% 15% 10% £9250 £15100 105 London On campus Full-time
Marketing and Psychology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology & Child Development BSc (Hons) The University of Winchester 75% 0% 5% £9250 £16700 143 Winchester On campus Full-time
Psychology BSc (Hons) University of West London 85% 5% 7% £9250 £16250 110 Ealing On campus Full-time
Dance and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University 66% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling Skills MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen 96% 1% 0% £9250 £21900 £20800 168 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Psychology BA (Hons) Bishop Grosseteste University - 0% 15% £9250 £12690 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London 72% 10% 1% £9250 £23800 148 Egham On campus Full-time
Law with Psychology BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 75% 3% 11% £9250 £16700 120 Winchester On campus Full-time
Psychology with French BSc (Hons) University of Dundee 75% 2% 6% £9250 £20900 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
Psychology and Counselling (with Placement Year) BSc Staffordshire University 82% 0% 35% £9250 £16750 125 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
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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 Psychology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22218 £21015 £24795
25-75 percentile range £19632 - £25831 £15732 - £25484 £18560 - £30747

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22175 £20737 £24536
25-75 percentile range £19546 - £25371 £16090 - £25300 £19031 - £30518

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for 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 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 Psychology

  • Careers and Counselling Services
  • Social Services
  • Social Research Organisations
  • Commercial and Industrial Companies
  • Financial Organisations
  • Human Resources Departments
  • Legal Firms and Organisations Providing Advice
  • Local and National Government
  • Marketing Companies
  • The Media
  • Health Services
  • Police Forces
  • Prisons
  • Schools
  • Further and Higher Education Institutions

Specialisations within Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive and perceptual Psychology
  • Counseling psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Environmental psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Industrial psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • School psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Sports psychology

Jobs of graduates of Psychology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University

15% Therapy professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Therapy professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Psychology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Psychology

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

FAQ

Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour, experience and mental processes of individuals within social networks.

The median salary of graduates of Psychology was £22218 15 months after graduation, £21015 3 years after graduation and £24795 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Psychology studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)