What will I learn?

The value of psychological expertise is recognised in all walks of life. You’ll focus on forensic, occupational and clinical psychology, working with applied psychologists and carrying out research that will set you up for a career in the field.Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour: how and why we act and think as we do. The value of psychological expertise is now recognised in all walks of life: able to handle and present complex arguments and also organise and analyse different forms of evidence, psychology graduates can explore a wide range of rewarding career possibilities.Recent innovations in research technology and scientific approaches to the subject make this an exciting time to study psychology. For those with an interest in psychological theory and new developments, many opportunities exist for psychology graduates to continue in research positions after graduation.The School of Psychology at the University of Leicester has a long-established reputation for the quality of its undergraduate courses. These are taught through lectures, seminars, discussion groups and practical projects carried out in one of our many specialist laboratories. We have a large and well equipped school, with talented staff who have interests in both pure and applied aspects of psychology.Our research-led teaching means you will learn from leading academics delivering cutting-edge knowledge. We also provide you with the opportunity to conduct your own psychological research, from design right through to analysis of data and write-up – developing your academic and practical experimentation skills in our dedicated research facilities.Research methods are an integral part of the course, enabling you to design and conduct your own psychological experiments and ensuring that you are fully competent in the use of the statistical methods and software required to analyse the data you collect. As well as a thorough grounding in contemporary issues and findings in psychology, your degree will also equip you with useful transferable skills in fields such as communication, information retrieval and data evaluation.The BSc in Applied Psychology concentrates on areas such as forensic psychology, occupational psychology and clinical psychology. You will have the opportunity to be taught by, and work with, applied psychologists and also to carry out advanced applied research work which will stand you in good stead for a career in this field.

Which department am I in?

Psychology

Study options

Full Time (3 - 4 Years)

Tuition fees
£21,515.00 (US$ 28,028) per year
Year Abroad: £5,378.75, which is 25% of the full-time tuition fee. Year in Industry: £3,227.25, which is 15% of the full-time tuition fee. Fee mentioned is for 2020/2021 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2021/2022 entry.

This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University Road,

Leicester,

Leicestershire,

LE1 7RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who have already completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at a university in the USA , you may be considered for entry to the first year of a Bachelors degree. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Leicester is currently home to over 4,000 international students, making it a wonderfully multicultural place to study.

  • A leading UK research university
  • 37th in UK & 170th globally, THE World University Rankings
  • A progressive, thoughtful and research-driven institution
  • Over 300 degree programmes and courses on offer