Why study at Roehampton

  • On this course, emphasis is placed on developing your skills and experience to enable you to build a successful career
  • Expert guest speakers are invited to talk to students, so you can learn about real-life experiences from practising psychologists
  • Graduates are entitled to Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society
  • 100% of our research has an impact on societies around the world (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

Home to one of the largest psychological training departments in the country.

Develop your understanding of yourself and others by studying how the human mind works and why people behave in the ways that they do. Learn how psychology can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Study an exciting range of psychology modules, taught by highly qualified specialists in their fields. You will also have access to software and equipment used in world-leading research. 

If you graduate with a 2.2 or above, you will automatically gain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society.

More details

The British Psychological Society Accredited

Graduates are entitled to graduate membership of the British Psychological Society. This is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. This course reflects contemporary developments in psychology such as clinical aspects of neuropsychology and criminal psychology. 

Year-by-year summary

First year

In your first year, you will be introduced to topics including child development, cognitive and biological processes, psychological research methods and social psychology.

Second year

Cognitive, social, biological and developmental psychology, and research methods are taught in greater depth in the second year, along with personality psychology and abnormal behaviour.

Third year

In your final year, you will undertake a year-long, supervised research project. You also have the opportunity to study diverse range of optional modules that reflect the research interests and expertise of the teaching team. Recent examples include Autism; Body Movement, Gaze and Gesture; Psychology of Music; Hands-on Cognitive Science; Neuropsychology; and contemporary developments in the discipline as a whole (eg Positive Psychology, Criminal and Forensic Psychology, Critical Psychology, Health Psychology, and Practical Creativity and Problem Solving).

What our students say

Layla Rae-Harding - Psychology

"I have developed skills that I can use in any future job such as presenting and working effectively in a group."

Layla Rae-Harding
BSc Psychology

Example modules

  • Criminal and Forensic Psychology
  • Autism: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Social and Cognitive Development: Family to School

Career options

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.

UCAS code




BSc Single Honours
BA/BSc Combined Honours

Single or Combined honours

Entry tariff

300 points

Specific entry requirements »

General entry requirements »


Psychology »


3 years (full-time), 5–7 years (part-time)

Tuition fees

£9,000 (2016; UK/EU) »

£12,500 (2016; International) »

Cash scholarships and bursaries available »

Programme outline

View the full details »

View Key Information Set »


Criminology [MC98] »

Related courses

Psychology and Counselling »

Therapeutic Psychology »

PsychD Counselling Psychology (BPS accredited) »

Further information

Contact our Recruitment team
undergraduate@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0)20 8392 3232

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