Psychology

Psychology is always looking ahead. Learn how to create a better future and master the sought-after skills modern technology can’t mimic. Our four BSc degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society and cover everything from sport and exercise to education and criminology. Our teaching team specialise in important areas like cyberpsychology and addiction – you might even work alongside them as a paid intern.

In our brand new £6m Law & Psychology building, we’ll help you develop uniquely human skills – you’ll be able to show employers you can think creatively, communicate effectively and collaborate on research projects. When you graduate, build on your expertise with postgraduate study or apply your skills to careers in everything from health psychology to advertising.

Make use of research labs for eye tracking, EEG, TMS and a simulated bar to study the effects of alcohol.

All four of our BSc Psychology degrees at Edge Hill are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our research-active staff as a paid intern within the department.

Educational Psychology

BSc (Hons)

Untangle the relationship between learning, development and psychological disorders. Understand the core concepts of psychology and what makes humans tick. Apply your learning with work placements in educational settings on this degree accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Psychology

BSc (Hons)

Untangle behaviour. Unravel mysteries of the mind. Study the science of the brain on this course and achieve a psychology degree accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Psychology & Criminology

BSc (Hons)

Explore the complexities of the criminal justice system in our psychology and criminology degree. Understand the relationship between the mind and criminal behaviour. Begin an exciting career in psychology on a degree accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sport & Exercise Psychology

BSc (Hons)

How do you create a champion? Unravel the importance of psychological wellbeing and understand the fundamentals of performance and sport engagement. Our accredited sport and exercise psychology course helps you bring out the best in athletes and promote physical activity.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Discover Psychology at Edge Hill University

State-of-the-art facilities, laboratories, and supportive staff to encourage you every step of the way. Learn how to create a better future and master the sought-after skills modern technology can’t mimic.

Facilities

The £6m Law and Psychology building provides contemporary teaching and learning facilities for students in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Law and Criminology.

The three-storey building includes a 250-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning. There are also specially designed experimental facilities for psychological research.

Psychology resources include state-of-the-art eye trackers, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) methods, and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) for examining cognitive functioning and brain activity. Other specialist laboratories include a group testing laboratory, two bi-directional observation rooms, a ‘bar simulation laboratory’ (for alcohol research), audio-visual suites and dedicated IT facilities equipped with subject specific software installed to support experimental work.

Law and Psychology

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