Psychology

Are you curious about what drives behaviour? Are you fascinated by the human mind? A psychology degree at Winchester will satisfy your interests as you discover the science behind how we think, feel and behave.

Psychology INTRODUCTION

We offer a range of specialist and joint psychology degree options allowing you the chance to pursue the area that interests you most. Once you have chosen the area you wish to study, you can choose from an array of optional modules in the final year of study to personalise your learning experience further. There is even the potential to take part in an exchange programme and learn in the United States for one semester.

 

We provide an empowering learning environment, with a personal tutor and one-to-one support during your final project. You will also benefit from our dedicated research facilities, including the Electro-encephalography and Neurostimulation lab, social interaction suite and Alcohol Research lab.

Foundation Psychology COURSES

4 years full-time
BSc (Hons)

Psychology with Foundation Year

Are you curious about what drives behaviour? Are you fascinated by the human mind? A Psychology degree at Winchester will satisfy your interest as you discover the science behind how we think, feel and behave.

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Undergraduate Psychology COURSES

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BSc (Hons)

Psychology

Curious about what drives behaviour? Fascinated by the human mind? Our Psychology degree will satisfy your interest as you discover the science behind how we think, feel and behave. You will join an active, supportive and inclusive community of students and staff and learn from experts passionate about their specialism who actively shape the discipline through their original research.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BSc (Hons)

Psychology and Child Development

Have a passion for working with children? Curious about how they learn and develop? Discover the fascinating science behind how children think, feel and behave. You will join an active, supportive and inclusive community of students and staff and learn from experts, passionate about their specialism. Our degree equips you with the knowledge and skills to study the mind and behaviour of children and prepares you for a fulfilling and meaningful career.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BA (Hons)

Criminology and Psychology

Criminology has never been concerned solely with crime. Criminologists have always wanted to define the nature of crime and understand the criminal mind. Although you learn a lot about both criminology and psychology on our joint honours programme, the unique value of its interdisciplinary approach is that it provides deeper insights into criminal behaviour. 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time
BSc (Hons)

Forensic Investigative Psychology

Are you intrigued by the human mind? Are you keen to learn how psychologists can use scientific research methods to contribute to the investigative process of the police and the wider criminal justice system? Within our popular Forensic Investigative Psychology degree, you will explore topics such as eyewitness memory, mental disorder in crime, and juror decision making. 

 

 

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time; 4 years sandwich
BSc (Hons)

Psychology with Criminology

Are you fascinated by the relationship between the human mind, crime and the criminal justice system? Want to study not only offender profiling, investigative interviewing and deception, but also the causes of crime and its impact on society? Want to obtain the research skills necessary to explore these topics ethically and rigorously? We can offer you all of this in Psychology with Criminology.

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3 years full-time; 6 years part-time; 4 years sandwich
BSc (Hons)

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Sports psychologists work to help both team and individual sports men and women to fine tune their physical and mental capacities to maximise performance at critical times.

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Postgraduate Psychology COURSES

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
MSc

Applied Sport Psychology

MSc Applied Sport Psychology provides you with the opportunity to extend your theoretical understanding of sport and exercise psychology in a supportive environment. This programme draws on the strengths of a sport and exercise psychology team, who are actively conducting their own research, to provide you with an academic programme that supports your career aspirations of working as a sport and exercise psychologist.

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1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
MSc

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology at Winchester provides the academic component (Stage 1) of the route to becoming a Chartered Forensic Psychologist with the British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology and Practitioner Forensic Psychologist status with the Health and Care Professions Council. The programme also supports you with the transition towards Stage 2 of the chartership process by incorporating practice-based assessments.

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"I think studying Psychology really opened a lot of doors for me. It's a really broad subject, so it has a whole range of transferable skills. When I left University, there was a Graduate Internship Program and since then, I've actually moved into a marketing career." Alice, BSc (Hons) Psychology Graduate

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