If you successfully achieve the progression requirements of the foundation year, you can continue with the full-time three-year BSc Psychology degree, where you'll benefit from the Department of Psychology's Career Development and Employability Programme for students.
The Department also has strong links with employers of psychology graduates, and the programme has been set up to support you to actively seek relevant work knowledge and experience. This experience could help you develop the professional-level skills that are highly sought after in the job market.
Throughout the degree you will receive a thorough training in the design and evaluation of research, statistical analysis, and the use of specialist psychology-relevant software. In addition, you'll develop the following transferrable skills:
- critical thinking and analytical skills
- the ability to look at issues from different perspectives
- reflection skills
- self motivation
- planning and organisation skills
- oral and written communication skills
Students from the BSc go on to a broad range of careers and future study such as: clinical psychology, broadcasting, media psychology, advertising, market research, consultancy, research psychology, occupational psychology, and criminal/forensic psychology. You can find out more about career options after graduating on our Psychology careers page.
Our graduates work in a wide range of settings from schools to hospitals, from broadcasting to banks, and in both private and public sector jobs.
Our full degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means that graduates are eligible for graduate basis for Chartership with the BPS – vital if you want a career as a psychologist in the future.
Find out more about employability at Goldsmiths.