Psychology and Sociology courses
Our psychology and sociology degree courses are designed to explore human behaviors across the key areas of social science. Whether you’re ready to study at bachelor’s or master’s level, our courses will teach in-depth subject knowledge and transferable skills that employers from a huge range of industries will value.
Arden bachelor’s and master’s courses in psychology are accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS), one of the world’s most respected and recognised professional psychology bodies, and all of our psychology and social science degrees are internationally recognised.
We also offer several combined degree courses for students who want to explore additional social sciences such as law and criminology, as well as combinations with other disciplines including business and human resource management. This range of available subjects means you can choose an option that best suits your interests and career aspirations.
Choose how you want to learn
At Arden University, we offer you the opportunity to study your way. Want to study your course entirely online from anywhere in the world? Then our online psychology degrees offer you the chance to do just that. Plus, you’ll have the flexibility to create your own study schedule that fits around your personal and professional life when you study a psychology course online with us.
If you’d prefer to attend lectures and tutorials at one of our study centres in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds or Berlin, then our blended learning courses build in two days a week of face-to-face tuition with your course tutor and classmates, complemented by around 25 hours of online study.
Whichever route you choose, you can continue to work alongside your studies, either full or part-time, to ensure that you don't need to put your life on hold while achieving your qualifications.
- If you’re just at the start of your career, our psychology and sociology bachelor’s courses provide a comprehensive overview of the core skills you’ll need to get your professional life headed in the right direction. If you are interested in why the individual or a group behaves the way they do then these programmes will provide an engaging academic experience.
You’ll be surprised what career paths studying a social sciences degree can take you down. The skills you gain such as effective written communication skills and the analysis and evaluation of different forms of data can lead to careers in marketing, politics, and social work, to name just a few.
- Our MSc Psychology (Conversion) degree is ideal for graduates who want to enter a career in psychology by gaining Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS, particularly if you have a previous degree in a non-psychology related subject but now want to pursue your interest in psychology at master’s degree level.
- A degree qualification in this area gives you a range of unique skills that will be appealing to employers in a huge range of industries, so your degree will give you a lot of flexibility when it comes to planning your future. Employers know that a successful psychology/social science graduate can go above and beyond when it comes to understanding and analysing human behaviour. With this in mind, just a few career options for you could include working as a professional psychologist, counselling, marketing, teaching, human resource management, policing, journalism, and many more.
- Our Faculty of Social Science is led by Dr. Gail Steptoe-Warren, and is a multi-disciplinary department staffed by tutors who bring a wealth of academic experience and knowledge with them. Having worked across a broad spectrum of industries and roles, they’ve helped to shape and design each module of our courses alongside industry-leading professionals, bringing real-world and practical career focus to your future studies