Psychology Courses

Psychology Courses

Our psychology university courses are designed to explore human behaviours across the key areas of social science.

Psychology Courses
Whether you’re ready to study psychology 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. Our broad range of blended and online psychology degrees ensures you can make the first step towards your new career.

Need a more flexible way to progress or get started with your psychology career? Our online psychology courses are designed to fit around your busy lifestyle.


The British Psychological Society (BPS)

Many of our psychology courses are accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS). As a globally respected professional psychology body, BPS accreditation is an endorsement of our commitment to quality teaching and learning. It also provides you with a competitive edge in the eyes of employers.

Accredited courses:

  • BSc Psychology
  • BSc Psychology with Foundation Year
  • BSc Psychology with Counselling
  • BSc Psychology with Counselling with Foundation Year
  • MSc Psychology Conversion Degree (BPS)
  • MSc Business Psychology

The Association for Business Psychology (ABP)

The Association for Business Psychology (ABP) works to provide information, training, and support for those interested in business psychology, to promote professional excellence, and to demonstrate the effective application and impact of business psychology in the workplace.

Accredited courses:

  • MSc Business Psychology
The Association for Business Psychology (ABP)

How To Study Psychology Courses - Online or Blended

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, or Leeds, then our blended learning courses build in two days a week of face-to-face tuition with your course tutor and classmates. This is 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.

This means you don't need to put your life on hold while achieving your qualifications.



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Career Destinations

If you’re wondering what can you do with a psychology degree, then you’ll be surprised at the career paths you can go down. Not only do our psychology degree courses equip you for a fulfilling career as a psychologist or health and wellbeing practitioner, but you will learn a variety of transferable skills including project management, analytical research, handling of data and statistics and teamwork.

The scientific aspect of our psychology courses, including problem solving and manipulation of data, lends itself to careers in finance, law enforcement, IT, and healthcare. The added knowledge of human behaviour and motivation, as well as the soft skills you’ll learn, such as communication and idea generation, are brilliant for careers in education, the legal sector and the creative industries.

Since a psychology course is the perfect blend of science and the arts, you aren’t limited to just one career path. After graduation, most students go on to seek careers as a:

  • Counselling psychologist
  • Occupational psychologist
  • Educational psychologist
  • Sport and exercise psychologist
  • Education mental health practitioner
  • Further education teacher
  • Careers advisor
  • Human resources officer
  • Advice worker
  • Counsellor

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Our Faculty of Social Science is led by Prof. 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.
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Gail Steptoe Warren

  • Our university psychology undergraduate degrees take three to nine years to complete depending on whether you choose full-time or part-time, online or blended learning. For our postgraduate degree, these can take one to three years to complete, again depending on what programme you choose.

    With our online psychology degrees, you can choose to take breaks from your study, allowing you to fit your education around your life. If you’d like to know more about our online learning, why not check out our dedicated online learning hub?
  • If you're a UK student studying via the blended learning option, our undergraduate psychology degree courses cost £9,250 per year.
  • Our undergraduate online psychology degree cost less at £6,935 per level.
  • Our online master's degree psychology courses cost between £9,500 and £8,500 in total – depending on your choice of course.
  • All our courses are eligible for Student Loans Company funding to help cover the cost.
  • If you’re an international student, then our fees will differ depending on which country you’re from.
  • For more information on course fees, check out the individual course page, or visit our Fees & Funding page.