Psychology Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of East London 65% 5% 18% £9250 £12100 109 London online Part-time
Newman University - - - £1060 - - Birmingham online Part-time
Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London online Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester online Part-time
Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London online Part-time
University of St Andrews - - - £9900 £24240 - St Andrews online Part-time
Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry online Full-time
Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry online Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £5085 £8190 - London online Part-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - - - £4495 - - Wrexham online Part-time
Birmingham City University - - - £9000 £9000 - Birmingham online Part-time
The Open University - - - - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University - - - - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Arden University - - - £10500 - - Coventry online Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London - - - £10170 £16380 - London online Full-time
University of Portsmouth - - - - - - Portsmouth online Part-time
The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham online Part-time
Bangor University - - - - - - Bangor online Part-time
AECC University College - - - £7826 £14908 - Bournemouth online Full-time
Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine online Full-time
University of Essex - - - £8760 £18800 - Colchester online Full-time
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - - - £4356 £4356 - Glasgow online Part-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 85% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 94% 2% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Middlesex University 92% - 0% £940 £940 - London online Full-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 83% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 85% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 86% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 86% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 87% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Staffordshire University - - - £9250 £14000 - Stoke-on-Trent online Full-time
The Open University 91% 1% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 89% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 87% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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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 £20222 £20021 £23424
25-75 percentile range £17618 - £24399 £15208 - £24847 £17653 - £29760

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19955 £20050 £23528
25-75 percentile range £17459 - £23207 £15542 - £24512 £18068 - £29390

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of 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 Psychology (15 months after graduation)

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

15% Caring personal services
15% Sales occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Administrative occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Therapy professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
0% Information Technology Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Psychology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Psychology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Psychology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Doctor of Counselling Psychology - DCounsPsych
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)

Psychology (W45) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 94 out of 100 among 8 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Psychology was £20222 15 months after graduation, £20021 3 years after graduation and £23424 5 years after graduation.