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BSc (Hons) Psychology

University of Plymouth

1 Location : University of Plymouth Campus

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Optional

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Optional

Student Satisfaction

93%

agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course

Average Earnings

21,000

£21,000

15 months after the course for Psychology (non-specific) graduates at University of Plymouth

Employment

89%

go on to work and / or study within 15 months after the course

93%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students (69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
105 students
(69% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

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90%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

After 1 year on the course

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

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This course is officially accredited by:

Accredited against the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduates' earnings

Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Psychology (non-specific) courses

For graduates from University of Plymouth

After 15 months

£21,000

Typical range: £17,500 - £23,500

Data from
55 people

(60% of those asked).

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£19,500

Typical range: £16,000 - £23,000

Data from
245 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£22,500

Typical range: £17,000 - £27,500

Data from
240 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

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After 15 months

£20,000

Typical range: £17,500 - £24,000

Data from
2745 people.

92% of UK-resident Psychology (non-specific) graduates from University of Plymouth are employed in England.

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£20,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £15,500 - £24,000

Data from
11890 people.

98% of UK-resident Psychology (non-specific) graduates from University of Plymouth are based in England.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£23,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £18,000 - £29,500

Data from
12130 people.

98% of UK-resident Psychology (non-specific) graduates from University of Plymouth are based in England.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

89%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
115 students (63% of those who were asked).

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What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
115 students

(63% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
75 students

(63% of those who were asked).

50%

In highly skilled work

12%

Business and public service associate professionals

11%

Health professionals

5%

Managers, directors and senior officials

5%

Welfare and housing associate professionals

46%

In other work

9%

Sales occupations

8%

Caring personal services

8%

Elementary occupations

8%

Childcare and related personal services

Less than 5%

Administrative occupations

Less than 5%

Secretarial and related occupations

4%

In unknown work

Percentage of those employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

77%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
60 students (63% of those who were asked)

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2017-2018.

Data from
60 students (63% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

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