Psychology

How do our minds shape our world?

The study of the human mind is fascinating in itself. But it's also a gateway to so many other questions, about the world we perceive and the world we've made. Study psychology, and you'll discover more about the workings of our brains, how we learn, how our societies shape us, and how to maintain our wellbeing.

Psychology is an exciting, research-led group of psychologists with specialist knowledge across an uniquely broad range of applied areas, and research analysis and methods expertise in a variety of methods and modes of analysis. Our team are passionate in their teaching and committed to creating a supportive, inclusive community for you to study in.

Get to know our courses

Want to dig deep into a subject, or explore how it relates to other disciplines? Our courses will help you examine this exciting field from a variety of angles, and develop skills for many impactful careers.

BSc (Hons)

Psychology

Psychology student using specialist equipment

Skills that ready you for your future

Studying Psychology develops an unusually wide array of skills and knowledge and make you employable when you graduate. Over 1/4 of Psychology grads go on to study to become chartered in a range of Psychology areas*.

While a third of you will go on to train via postgraduate study to be a chartered psychologist, around 45% may go on to careers in psychology-related roles such as Teaching, Social Work, Mental Health Nursing and Counselling. Finally around a third of you will use the wide array of skills and knowledge you have gained while studying Psychology to be successful in careers such finance, marketing and scientific research*. 

*The British Psychological Society

* Nuffield Trust

Your Student experience

Psychology is a field that applies to so much of what we do, and who we are. You'll be part of a student community that's always learning, and you'll be supported by a team of empathetic staff. You'll explore how psychology interacts with different disciplines, and apply it through hands-on projects and industry placements.

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE?

The BSc Hons Psychology degree at Leeds Beckett allows you to study a dynamic subject whilst gaining a broad range of employability skills that span both the arts and sciences.

The BSc Hons Psychology degree at Leeds Beckett allows you to study a dynamic subject whilst gaining a broad range of employability skills that span both the arts and sciences.

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your teaching community

You'll be part of a community that's advancing knowledge as well as teaching it. With established centres for areas such as neuroscience, sexuality and wellbeing, you'll be taught by people who are inquisitive as well as inspiring, and you'll have the opportunity to contribute to ground-breaking studies and projects. 

Centre for Psychological Research

Supporting research projects dedicated to improving psychological wellbeing for different communities.

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