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Psychology courses

Access award-winning facilities and make your next move in psychology

Fascinated by how people behave, think and feel? Take your interest further with our British Psychological Society-accredited courses, featuring an optional year working in the industry.

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Discover more about our range of courses and get a feel for life at Middlesex for yourself at our next Open Day.

Why study psychology at Middlesex?

You will make the most of our range of industry-leading connections during your placement module, including institutions such as Great Ormond Hospital School, St Georges Hospital, Priory Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, Institute of Education, University College London, Holloway Prison, and the Metropolitan Police.

What will you learn/gain?

You will have the opportunity to learn practices at the forefront of the industry in our state-of-the-art bio analytical laboratories for teaching and research, as well as counselling practice rooms.

What are your career prospects?

The versatility of the skills picked up in a psychology degree could lead to careers as counsellors, social workers, psychologist, teachers and academics or pursue careers in areas such as law, business management, clinical health or education.

Psychology at Middlesex

Learn from leading researchers in cognitive, neuropsychology and neuroscience and benefit from access to our state-of-the-art bioanalytical laboratories, including virtual reality labs.

Set your sights on postgraduate study to specialise in your chosen subject area with teaching staff who regularly advise on government policy.

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Our Psychology courses at a glance

Industry accredited courses

Work placements available

World-class academics

Psychology facilities

In our Psychology Department, you’ll be using a variety of state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for both online and offline teaching, learning and research.

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Meet Our Grads: Psychology

Want to find out more about how we support you with your career hear from our BSc Psychology student, Amma.

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