Thinking of a career in psychology? Or just want to explore an interest in the field? Our BSc Psychology is a great place to start. This course has been designed to equip you with critical psychological skills, knowledge and values that can be applied to real-world contexts.
Successful completion of this course will allow you to pursue further education in the field of psychology (like a PhD) or enhance your employability in areas such as health, education, management or policing, and beyond. And we’re currently in the process of applying for accreditation from the British Psychological Society (BPS), allowing you to progress to become a Chartered Psychologist after graduation.
BCC-BBB at A Level (104-120 UCAS Tariff Points) and Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language and Mathematics or equivalent qualifications.
Year 1 Full-time
The Psychology of Mental Health
Understanding the Person
Psychology at ULaw
Research Methods in Psychology
Brain and Behaviour
Applications of Professional Psychology
Year 2 Full-time
Neuroscience of Behaviour
Personality and Individual Differences
Advanced Research Methods
Social and Critical Psychology
Year 3 Full-time
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Optional modules (choose 2):
You will be able to choose modules from our other subject areas of law, criminology and policing, such as Mental Health Law* (Law) and Gender, Sexuality and Crime* (Criminology).
You will also have a choice of Psychology optional modules tailored to the unique specialisms of our lecturers, such as Cyber Psychology*.
*Subject to availability.
If you're looking to take your first steps in a psychology-related field, our BSc (Hons) Psychology is a great place to start. This course offers a strong focus on applied learning to provide you with real-world skills to enhance your employability.
You will develop evidence-based knowledge of current psychological theories and issues and discover how they can be applied to everyday life as well as in a professional setting. You will also build skills in scientific reasoning, learn to understand the role of evidence and make critical judgements in psychological arguments.
Employability is embedded into this course from the beginning. Our Applications of Professional Psychology module and work-based learning built into Year 3 will allow you to explore and prepare for your career while you study.
You will graduate with skills such as problem-solving, research, communication and self-evaluation – competencies that can be applied to future studies, as well as enhancing your professional skills.
Why study BSc Psychology with us?
Cross-subject optional modules: In Year 3, you will be able to choose from optional modules in our other subject areas of law, criminology and policing. These will help you build transferable skills valuable to employers.
Work-based learning module: In your final year, you will spend at least 40 hours volunteering at an organisation of your choice to apply the psychological principles you have learned in the course.
Learn from experienced lecturers: In our Psychology at ULaw module, you will explore the specialisms of your lecturers and their unique journeys through the field of psychology.
Multiple study options: Choose from full-time and part-time, study online or at our Leeds campus, so you can flex your studies around your lifestyle.
Practical learning: We keep class sizes small, so we can personalise teaching to your unique career goals.
Award-winning Employability support: From day one to beyond graduation, you will have access to 1:1 support from our experienced Employability Service.
We use a variety of formative and summative assessments designed to meet the overall course and individual module learning outcomes, as well as allow you to demonstrate your knowledge in a variety of innovative formats. Assessment methods will include:
In years one and two, you’ll study taught modules.
In year three, you’ll study some taught and optional modules as well as research and write up your dissertation and conduct work-based learning.
September 2023 fees: UK: £9,250 per year. International: £15,950 per year (London), £15,150 per year (non-London).
Fees are locked for future study years, i.e. the student will pay the same price each year.