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Psychology with Professional Placement BSc (Hons) University of Reading

UK

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Summary

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and enables you to choose to take further training to become a professional psychologist. It incorporates a year-long placement that will enable you to develop valuable professional skills.

The degree will give you a thorough grounding in key areas of psychology and allows you to choose modules that suit your specific interests, including a range of modules from other subjects. Should you wish to study abroad, you can spend a term of your final year at one of our overseas partner institutions.

As a psychology student you can take advantage of research laboratories, neuroimaging facilities and resources for observing participant behaviour. Additionally, we have three in-house NHS clinics and the world-renowned Charlie Waller Institute for Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments on site.

Placement

You can gain experience of working with professional psychologists by spending a year working within an NHS clinic, research lab or organisation. During this year you will work under an honorary Assistant Psychologist contract with the Berkshire Health Foundation Trust and will be supported by an academic member of staff.

You may have the opportunity to carry out this placement at one of our in-house organisations. These include the Anxiety and Depression in Young People clinic, Speech and Language Therapy clinic, the Charlie Waller Institute, Centre for Autism, and the Berkshire Memory and Cognition Research Centre.

Career

As a graduate of this course you will be qualified for further training to become a professional psychologist. Our BSc Psychology with Professional Placement course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and provides you with the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership.

This course will provide you with a range of transferable skills, including analytical qualitative abilities, writing experience, presentation skills and the ability to think and analyse scientifically.

You could go on to work for organisations such as the NHS, civil services, schools or charities. Skills learned on the course also open many doors within the private sector, in areas such as HR, recruitment, management consultancy, publicity, finance and journalism. Alternatively, you can choose to further develop your skills by moving into research, teacher training or postgraduate studies.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Psychology with Professional Placement BSc (Hons).

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£23,700.00 (24,51,059) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Oct-22

Venue

Main Site

Room 208,

Pepper Lane,

Reading,

Wokingham,

RG6 6AH, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.