Study Psychology at Brunel: You’ll open your mind to new possibilities and open doors to a wide variety of careers.
Psychology is an exciting subject as we are still looking for answers to questions about the human mind and consciousness. At Brunel, you will have the chance to immerse yourself in the accepted theories of psychology as well as the latest research that is expanding our knowledge. You will be using our extensive laboratory and technical facilities including brain imaging facilities (fMRI, EEG), psychophysics, and eye tracking.
Our Psychology degree is accredited by The British Psychological Society and can be studied full-time over three years. You can also study the four-year course which is unique in offering two six-month work placements or a one-year placement within a single environment. Recent placements have included the Institute of Psychiatry, Royal Free Hospital and Holloway Prison. Some of our students have worked in a business environment. Find out about Tasmin’s placement in marketing.
The skills gained from studying a psychology degree - including data analysis, problem-solving, team-building and effective communication - are attractive to employers in a wide variety of sectors. In fact, Brunel Psychology graduates earn 10% more than the sector average.*
If you graduate with a 2:2 Honours degree or higher you will be eligible to apply for graduate membership of the British Psychological Society. Membership will be key if you choose to pursue postgraduate training to become a psychologist.
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* Longitudinal Employment Outcomes (LEO) 2022