Are you a naturally inquisitive person with an interest in human or animal behaviours? Do you have strong written skills and an aptitude for research? If so, our psychology Clearing courses are for you. 

Whether you want to take the first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist or you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference to people’s lives, we’re here to help you find your ideal psychology course in Clearing today. 

UCAS Clearing Psychology Degrees

Our university Clearing psychology degrees offer a hands-on approach to the study of the mind – from biology to cognition and individual differences. Psychology graduates are well sought after in many workplaces due to their varied range of skills, including critical thinking, problem-solving and research. 

Accredited courses

All our psychology courses in Clearing are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means that your learning is tailored to meet the high standards of the UK’s leading body for psychology professionals. By gaining a 2:1 degree classification on one of our BPS accredited courses, you’ll be awarded the Graduate Basis for Registration – the first step towards becoming a chartered psychologist. 

Work placements

As part of all our psychology Clearing places, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement, giving you the chance to apply the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired on your studies to a real-world scenario. Work placements will also provide you with the valuable experience you need to support the start of your career. 

State-of-the-art facilities

Our state-of-the-art laboratories provide a comfortable and friendly environment for you to carry out a wide range of psychological testing. You’ll have access to the expertise of our award-winning technical team, as well as leading research techniques and technology.  

Interested in monitoring conscious and unconscious gaze movements? If so, you can use our eye tracker laboratory to monitor people’s responses to different stimuli, such as websites and television programmes.  

Psychology Clearing Places

We offer a range of accredited Clearing psychology courses, allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests and career ambitions. From studying the human mind to developing your expertise in the psychology of sport, we have a range of psychology degree Clearing courses to suit you. Discover more about these programmes and find your perfect psychology degree Clearing place.

Explore our UCAS Clearing psychology courses

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree is designed to provide you with opportunities for learning a wide range of psychological concepts. It offers a hands-on approach to developing research skills and encourages you to apply theory to real-life settings. You will explore the core areas of psychology and then choose from optional modules, allowing you to delve into the subject areas that you are interested in. 

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling

Are you interested in human relationships? Can you see yourself working with people from all kinds of backgrounds? If so, our BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling degree is for you. This programme is designed to provide you with a thorough grounding in the theory and application of psychology and counselling. You will be introduced to key concepts in both disciplines, from the exploration of social behaviour to how counselling can be used to benefit psychological health. 

BSc (Hons) Psychology of Sport

If you’re passionate about sport and exercise, then our BSc (Hons) Psychology of Sport degree provides an excellent foundation for any student interested in pursuing a career as a psychologist, with a particular focus on sport and exercise. Are you interested in how world-class athletes train their minds, as well as their bodies? This course offers you the chance to study in an excellent department equipped with state-of-the-art psychology and sports facilities 

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology

Crime is one of the biggest problems facing society today. To understand the complex issues surrounding it, we have combined two areas of study that have a natural affinity – giving you a degree that will make a real difference. Choose our BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology course, which focuses on the study of human behaviour and analyses crime and deviance, as well as the role of the media in representing such behaviour. You’ll be equipped to work in several environments, such as health and social care, criminal justice institutions and the prison service. 

BSc (Hons) Psychology of Human and Animal Behaviour

Interested in human and animal behaviour? Curious about human and animal interactions? Our BSc (Hons) Human and Animal Behaviour degree is designed to give you a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of psychology. You will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of human and animal interaction and how it can benefit human well-being. We also offer a variety of field trip opportunities including visits to Chester Zoo and Knowsley Safari Park, where you can assess animal behaviour in the real world.

What our students say

Whatever course you choose, we’ll ensure that you have the skills needed to progress into a career where you can make a difference to people’s lives. If you’re naturally inquisitive about human behaviour, then you our Clearing psychology degrees will help you find the answers. Need more support? On our psychology courses in Clearing, you can access various methods of support to ensure you can write clearly and research thoroughly to achieve the best grade. Find out what our students have to say about our psychology courses.

Omayma's Story

Former BSc (Hons) Psychology student Omayma, tells us about their experience on the course: 

“I decided to study psychology at the University of Salford because of the choice of modules available to students – they all seemed really interesting and relevant. You can tailor your degree to the topics you love studying and create a pathway that aligns with your future career goals.” 

Karen's Story

We hear from our former BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling student Karen about how she found her experience studying with us: 

“Studying for my psychology and counselling degree at Salford has been so rewarding because I got so much more than just the fantastic course content. I had the opportunity to deliver sessions and share my learnings with local school children through Salford Young People’s University, providing me with invaluable experience for my future career.”  

Marie's Story

Marie studied BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology. She comments on why she chose this course and her experience: 

“My decision to study for a criminology and psychology degree developed from a passion to improve the treatment and understanding of mental health sufferers, and I feel studying both subjects provides a wider perspective than one alone can.”

Visit our campus

If you've not visited our campus yet or you want a second look, now's the perfect time to see where you could be studying this September. Register your interest in our Clearing campus tours, which we'll be holding over the summer, and explore some of our teaching spaces, accommodation and wider campus. Can't wait until then? Try our virtual tour today to get a feel for student life at the University of Salford. 

Contact us

Psychology student using head equipment

If you have a question about studying one of our courses, email us on enquiries@salford.ac.uk or call +44 (0)161 295 4545 today.