The foundation year will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills, abilities and necessary preparation to progress to our British Psychological Society (currently under application for accreditation) BSc (Hons) Psychology degree. Conferred eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership by the British Psychological Society (BPS) is an important steppingstone towards becoming a professional or chartered psychologist, provided at least a 2:2 degree classification is obtained.
Our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree will develop the knowledge, professional skills and abilities that are in demand from employers. The degree provides a platform for working as a counsellor or as a clinical, occupational, health or educational psychologist. Many of our graduates have used this degree as the foundation for further postgraduate opportunities.
Employers value the psychological literacy and citizenship components of Psychology degree, such as understanding of human behaviour, effective communication, good skills in critical evaluation and research, analysing and presenting information. A degree from Psychology provides graduates with a range of professional and transferable skills that are valuable in many sectors such as public relations, personnel, advertising, marketing, retail, teaching, social work, finance, politics and sports.
Companies employing our graduates in recent years include:
- Manchester city Council
- Salford City Council
- Oldham College - University Campus Oldham
- Hopwood Hall College
- Waterhead Academy
- Local charities and voluntary agencies such as Anxiety UK, Langley House Trust, HC-one of a kind and Making Space.