Bath Spa University
Business Psychology BSc (Hons)
Bath Spa University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 10 graduates of Business Psychology BSc (Hons) and other courses in at Bath Spa University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
90 /100
10 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Business Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £21000 £22500
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £25500 £14500 - £23500 £16500 - £27500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Business Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24026 £24753 £28961
25-75 percentile range £20138 - £29220 £18376 - £32529 £21291 - £39327

Course Description

Experience and understand how architecture is collaborative, relevant, adaptable and sustainable.

  • Grounded in creative enterprise and employment-based skills.

  • Opportunities for placements and optional modules to create a tailored course.

  • Provides Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society.

    Within this course you will have the opportunity to discover the science of human behaviour, its applications in the working world, and the research skills to investigate and generate new knowledge in the field. Alongside students in other psychology programmes, you will have the opportunity to learn about behaviour from a range of perspectives (e.g., biological, cognitive, social, and developmental) and develop skills in psychological methodologies, culminating in a final year dissertation project. By collaborating with the cutting-edge and internationally recognized Bath Business School, this core programme is supported by modules specific to business psychology, and allows you to tailor your learning to your particular interests by selecting from a range of options.

With accreditation by the British Psychological Society, this programme has professionalism and applied psychology at its core. The course provides students with the opportunity to identify their professional aspirations, develop them through independent learning and provides opportunities to reflect as part of the curriculum. This is enhanced through the opportunities to gain valuable business experience through a range of flexible work placement options. The programme provides eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society, provided the student achieves a 2:2 overall and passes the final year dissertation. Business psychology graduates will have the skills and knowledge required for further studies, or for employment within the field.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Business Psychology BSc (Hons) at Bath Spa University

46% Teaching Professionals
16% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
6% Caring personal services
4% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals
4% Sales occupations
3% Administrative occupations
2% Business and public service associate professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
2% Welfare Professionals
2% Media Professionals

Students will be supported in their development towards summative assessment by appropriate formative exercises. Assessment is continuous, and can include: Essays; Examinations; Group presentations; Research-based reports; Portfolio-based work. We’ll provide you with regular feedback on how you're doing and give you regular guidance on how to improve your skills, knowledge and understanding.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Business Studies

Qualification requirements

A Level - grades BCC-CCC including a Grade C in Biology, Human Biology, Biological Sciences or Social Biology.

Grade Merit is preferred.

Access to HE courses - typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher) in a science or related subject.

International Baccalaureate - a minimum of 27 points are required with a minimum of Grade 6 in Biology or a related subject at Higher Level.

BTEC - Extended Diploma grades from Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) to Merit, Merit, Merit (MMM) in a related subject.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • Foundation
    • 6.5
    • Mphil / PhD
    • 7.0
    • PGCE
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

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


Tuition Fees Business Psychology BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £14925 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Bath Spa University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Bath Spa University in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #70 
    • #89 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #88 
    • #110 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 24 September, 2022]

See all 8 university rankings of Bath Spa University

About Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is located in the rural outskirts of the English city of the same name, Bath. This institution of higher education takes pride in that they have the faculty resources and initiative to treat students as individuals, by learning their strengths and weaknesses, and thus being able to help them find work placements that align with their goals. In your free time, you can find academic and social experiences through Bath Spa’s more than 70 student clubs and societies.

Student composition of Bath Spa University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Newton Park Campus
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Main Site - Newton Park
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