Undergraduate study in Psychology

Industry accreditation

Accredited by the British Psychological Society

11th for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2023 (Psychology)

Simulation-based and immersive learning

In our £30m Science Centre

Become part of the next generation of problem solvers, critical thinkers and ground-breaking researchers with a psychology degree from Staffordshire University.

If you’re fascinated by human behaviour and want to understand what makes people tick, psychology is an excellent degree choice for you.

Psychology can be applied to nearly every facet of our daily life, from the decisions we make, to how we respond to our environment and those around us.

At Staffordshire University, our psychology courses emphasise the application of psychological knowledge to everyday life. And through simulation and immersive technologies, our students experience hands-on learning in a controlled environment.

We’re a top 25 university for Psychology so you can trust the quality of our psychology education (Guardian League Tables 2023). We’re also 11th for Student Satisfaction so you can be confident in our commitment to delivering excellent student experiences (Complete University Guide 2023).

Courses

Counselling University Certificate

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Part-time

Forensic and Criminological Psychology BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Placement year

Psychology BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Foundation year
Placement year

Psychology and Child Development BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Placement year

Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons)

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Full-time
Part-time
Placement year

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Facilities and expertise

Our expert academics, world-leading research and industry-standard facilities make us the number one destination for students from home and abroad.

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Student experiences

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If you're passionate about wanting to help and understand people, Staffordshire University is the place to be.
Andrew Keating

Psychology graduate

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Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021