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Psychology

The Department of Psychology is well known for its research and has an outstanding teaching reputation; it was awarded the maximum 24 points in the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) subject review for teaching quality.
As a Psychology student you will be based in the heart of London. You will be able to take advantage of our excellent facilities, including laboratories, observation facilities, computer-based teaching laboratories, research cubicles and a workshop and resource centre.
Graduates have taken up careers in clinical psychology, counselling, health psychology, business psychology and forensic psychology.
Many use their skills in related professions including social work, human resources, education, market research, and public relations.
We provide an optional work placement year, giving you the opportunity to gain workplace experience in a psychology or cognitive neuroscience-related setting in the UK or abroad. You can also study a language as part of your degree.

See also: Biomedical Sciences p42 • Biosciences p50

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For more information visit westminster.ac.uk/psychology

At Westminster
“It was quite a big transition, going from college to university, but I had many people around me in the same situation, and that helped, because you give each other support; it made it very easy to settle in. The seminar leaders and tutors were really helpful as well, they are easy to approach.
One of the reasons I chose
Psychology was because it gave me so many different career options. You can go in so many directions with a Psychology degree, there are so many doors that open, so the course is a great stepping stone for lots of careers.”
Suphia Khatun
Psychology BSc HONOURS

Psychology
Length of course
Three years full-time, or four years with work placement
UCAS code
B140
Location
Central London

Psychology
Typical offer for September 2013
A Levels – BBB, of which two subjects should be in sciences
(including Maths and Psychology).
International Baccalaureate – 26 points, including a minimum of 5 in two Higher Level science subjects.
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Science – DMM.
See also entry requirements on p236.

Length of course
Three years full-time; four years full-time with work placement; five years part-time
UCAS code
C801
Location
Central London

Typical offer for September 2013
A Levels – ABB.
International Baccalaureate – 32 points.
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Science – DMM.
See also entry requirements on p236.

Cognitive Neuroscience
BSc Honours

Psychology
Bsc Honours

This exciting and rapidly evolving discipline describes the interdisciplinary approach to understanding the link between mind and brain, examining the nature of thought and its biological basis. It attempts to solve the mysteries of the mind by bringing together evidence from molecular and cellular neuroscience (including psychopharmacology), a wide range of brain imaging techniques, computational modelling, and cognitive neuropsychology (itself a product of experimental psychology and clinical neuropsychology). You will consider all aspects of cognitive functioning, from learning, memory and language through to concepts such as intelligence, creativity and consciousness.
The course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to develop your career in a variety of roles, including clinical psychology, neuropsychology or experimental research, IT roles in industry, or academic research.

This degree will provide you with an exciting and unique learning experience, and you will be taught by active researchers who are passionate and knowledgeable about their subject. A number of our staff have won prestigious awards for their teaching, and we believe strongly in maintaining close links between our research and teaching, which means that you will be taught by international experts in psychology. We are committed to understanding the place of psychology in contemporary society and our course content is constantly…