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BSc Psychology students
BSc Psychology
Academic psychology is a broad discipline that explores every aspect of behaviour, from the 'hidden' biology to everyday social phenomena.

BSc Psychology / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
3 years (4 years with Study Abroad/Placement Year)
Typical A-level offer
AAB (including specific subjects)
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

We require 35 points overall with grades 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects (one of which must include Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Study at one of the top 40 universities in the world for psychology, according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
  • Gain practical experience through an integrated 30-hour placement or a full placement year.
  • Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge required for a  wide range of careers .
  • Scholarships for two home/EU students and fee bursaries for all international students are available.
Psychology at The University of Manchester

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying psychology at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.


Centenary Scholarships for home/EU students

Our BSc Psychology course is one of the oldest in the UK, with students graduating as early as 1916. To celebrate over 100 years of psychology at Manchester, we are offering two full fees-paid scholarships, each covering three years of funding.

The successful recipients of these Centenary Scholarships will also be enrolled on the University College for Interdisciplinary Learning's Manchester Leadership Programme for the best possible start to their future careers.

To be eligible for the scholarships, you will need to be a home/EU student with at least three A grades at A-level (or equivalent) and to have placed The University of Manchester as your firm choice on your UCAS form.

The two recipients will be chosen by the admissions team and BSc Psychology course director on the basis of grades and personal statement, and will be informed following confirmation in August 2018.

Please contact us at  or call +44 (0)161 306 0598 for further information about these scholarships.

Bursaries for international students

All international students starting on the course in 2018 will receive an annual £2,000 discount on their tuition fees in the form of a bursary. Please contact us for further information.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 306 0598
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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