Hear from one of our tutors about studying Psychology at Liverpool Hope. Psychology is the exciting scientific study of the mind and behaviour. Psychologists investigate how people perceive the world, structure their thinking, solve problems, interact with other people and much more. Concepts such as perception, memory, personality and interpersonal relationships are central concepts in the psychological theories you will study. Psychology has a major impact on society in many aspects of public life, including health, education, occupation, economy and justice.
The Psychology Department offers a comprehensive undergraduate programme in Psychology (Single and Combined Honours).
Our programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and upon completion of your studies you will become eligible for Graduate Basis of Chartered Membership (GBC). This will give you access to the postgraduate training courses of the BPS and will be your first major step in becoming a professional psychologist. In addition to high quality teaching, we are known for the pastoral care and academic encouragement we provide for our students that help them to achieve, often beyond initial expectations.
Why choose this subject? The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society. This gives access to post-graduate training programmes in professional areas of psychology offered by the Society.
93% of students were satisfied overall with Psychology at Liverpool Hope University (National Student Survey 2015).
The focus on theories, research and applications in Psychology provides a global understanding of the subject.
Strong methodological work is strength of psychological research. Therefore, research skills of Psychology graduates are highly valued transferable skills in a lot of other fields.
The department has excellent research facilities including labs for experiments in cognition and perception, a colour vision lab, an Eye tracker lab, an EEG lab, an fNIRS lab, observational and transcription labs.
The Department has a vibrant student-led Psychology Society which stages events and supports students with their academic and social life.
86% of the Psychology Department's research activity is internationally excellent or recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014). Subject Guides
You can read more about studying Psychology at Liverpool Hope in our Psychology subject guides. Psychology Subject Guide 2016
Psychology Subject Guide 2017 The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.
This degree is available as a full time course for all