On our psychology degree courses, you’ll learn how to apply psychological knowledge to academic and real world issues. Discover the mind and behaviour, enabling you to understand the way people act, react and interact.
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Susanne Shrewsbury - MSc Psychology Conversion
I joined as a mature student who already had a degree. I was afforded all the info as to where I needed to be, who my academic adviser was etc. UCLan does very well with the holistic aspect of student welfare.
Why choose us?
- All our undergraduate psychology courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), with all the courses providing Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). This enables you to enrol on an accredited master’s degree and ultimately, pursue a career as a chartered Psychologist.
You’ll have the opportunity to apply to work with staff for a 10-week, paid internship during the summer. This enhances your research skills and employability as you work with leading researchers on ‘cutting edge’ research projects.
Applied Psychology (BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology) is ranked top in the UK for overall satisfaction with 95% (National Student Survey 2022).
What can I do with an psychology degree?
Our psychology degree equips you with a range of skills which open up many opportunities.
What jobs can you get with a psychology degree?
- Forensic Psychology
- Counselling Psychology
- Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
- Clinical Psychologist
- Sport and Exercise Psychologist
- Occupational Psychologist
Explore the facilities
Psychology is located in the multi-million pound, purpose-built Darwin Building, housing over 30 state-of-the-art laboratories to provide you with a first-class learning environment. These fantastic facilities support your experiential learning - laboratories are equipped with the latest equipment to ensure you graduate with contemporary skills and knowledge of direct benefit to you and your potential employers.
Meet the team
You will receive support from a passionate large staff base, teaching in their areas of expertise. The Professors in Psychology all lecture on their own specialist topics at various points of the different degree programmes. The inspiration and understanding that can be gained from these staff encourages many of our students to seek further qualifications either through our taught master's provision or through postgraduate research qualifications.
Simon's research interests lie in the field of cognitive psychology, and in particular eye movements, reading and human visual cognition. Throughout his research career he has used eye movement recording techniques to investigate a variety of aspects of human visual, linguistic a…
Jane teaches across a range of forensic psychology subjects. She is a practicing Forensic Psychologist who works as a clinician at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, where she runs violence therapy programmes. She is also an accredited EMDR (trauma) therapist and provides trauma t…