Choosing the right university is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. At Roehampton, we offer a first-class educational experience, designed to help you reach your full potential and get the career you want. You don’t have to take our word for it; we are ranked the best modern university in London according to the Complete University Guide 2018.
Once you join us, you become part of a welcoming community with students from across the world and from all types of backgrounds, taught by staff engaged in world-leading research. You’ll join a university with a 175-year history in providing higher education.
We offer a personalised academic experience and will help you become a successful graduate that employers value: a confident, critical thinker, able to adapt to a changing world, and with an ongoing passion for your subject.
Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and its functions. Our degree will help you to learn about yourself and others by studying how the human mind works and how it affects behaviour. One hundred percent of our Psychology research is rated ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ for its impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
During the Psychology course, you will develop an excellent foundation for understanding all the core areas of psychology including the biological, social and developmental aspects in a supportive environment. You will also explore how psychology can have a positive impact on people’s lives. The degree content includes contemporary developments in psychology such as clinical aspects of neuropsychology and criminal psychology.
You will have the opportunity to learn from enthusiastic and dedicated tutors who are also practitioners.
We offer diverse and practical modules such as ‘Mind, Body, & Brain’ which teaches biological psychology – the study of how the brain, nervous system and other physiological systems interact with mental functions and behaviour. Other modules include ‘Personality Psychology and Abnormal Behaviour’ which covers different approaches to the studying personality and ‘Psychology in the Real World’ which addresses topical issues such as criminal profiling and social media use in connection with psychological theory and practice.
This course provides the basis for careers in chartered counselling psychology, or educational, occupational, clinical or forensic psychology. You will also be equipped to work in a range of other sectors.
Here are examples of the modules we currently offer:
Mind, Body and Brain 1
Social and Developmental Psychology 1
Psychology in the Real World
Understanding Mental Health 1
Psychology in Action 1
Mind, Body & Brain 2
Social and Developmental Psychology 2
Perspectives on Consciousness
Understanding Mental Health 2
Psychology in Action 2
Individual Differences and Psychometric Research
Extended Research Project
Autism: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Cognition and Emotion
Peer-assisted Learning and the Study of Psychology
The Psychology of Music
Advanced Abnormal Psychology
Cognitive Development for Schools
Practical Creativity and Thinking Skills
Criminal and Forensic Psychology
*Optional modules depend on availability at the University of Roehampton
Advanced Level Examination (Local or London)
- 3 passes in core subjects
Ordinary Level Examination
- A grade for English & C grade for Mathematics (Local)
- C grade for English & C grade for Mathematics(London)