Psychology explores human thought, feelings and behaviour, and has strong links with counselling, which adds specific theories about mental health and distress, and development of helping skills. You will gain an understanding of people as well as recognising the complexities that underlie our identities, social relations, emotions and the decisions that we make.
GoldIn the Teaching Excellence Framework Also Top 5 in the UK (THE ranking, broad-based universities)
Top 3in England for overall Student Satisfaction NSS 2019 (broad-based universities)
97%of research world leading, or of international importance Research Excellence Framework, 2014
Michael Batterley, BSc Psychology with Counselling - Alumni
"During the course I have learnt how to plan and conduct research which has been crucial for me as it has given me the necessary skills to co-author and publish my own research paper." - read more about Michael Batterley, BSc Psychology with Counselling - Alumni
Peirce Proctor, BSc Psychology - Alumni
"By the end of the course I have been left in a position where I can quite happily handle my own experiments and research in the field of psychology. It was made possible by the help of my supervisor. " - read more about Peirce Proctor, BSc Psychology - Alumni
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