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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: 2019

Degree awarded
3 years (4 years with Study Abroad/Placement Year)
Typical A-level offer
AAB (including specific subjects)
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
ABB (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

Sabrina Tan Sue Yi - BSc Psychology

"Something really unique about the Manchester course is that it really focuses on your employability. There are courses specifically focused on how to enhance your CV or how to increase your skills.

"We also have a work placement. You get to work in an organisation for 30 hours, so that's really good experience, and counts towards your course credits."

Sabrina Tan Sue Yi / BSc Psychology Year 3 student
  • Study at one of the top 10 universities in the UK for psychology, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
  • BPS-accredited
  • 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.

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 .

Discover Day

You might also be interested in attending the Psychology Discover Day .


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £23,000 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

A bursary has not been confirmed yet.

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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