Study a Bachelor's in Psychology and Counselling

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Study one of our accredited psychology or counselling courses on our beautiful, diverse campus minutes from the exciting Manchester city centre in the UK.

You will be pushed to engage with the industry through taking part in placements, live projects and hearing from guest speakers, giving you the confidence you need to succeed in your chosen career path.

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Explore our psychology and counselling courses

BSc Counselling and Psychotherapy

Training to be a professional counsellor will enable you to help people who are struggling with themselves or their relationships with others to transform their lives.

BSc Counselling and Psychotherapy

BSc Psychology

If you would like to work towards becoming a chartered psychologist, our British Psychological Society accredited course, could be your first step along the way.

BSc Psychology

BSc Psychology and Criminology

If you would like to pursue a career in health, social care, criminal justice or other public or social services, a degree which combines elements of psychology and criminology could be the right choice for you.

BSc Psychology and Criminology

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Throughout your course, you’ll be supported by expert and award-winning staff, including authors of books and papers in a range of specialisms, some of whom have appeared on national television and radio.

You will also have access to our specialist Psychology Laboratory with an eye tracker lab, a two-way mirror observation suite, video game analysis and a dedicated computer suite with access to a range of psychological programmes. 

All of our programmes offer opportunities to engage with the industry and to take part in work placements and internships.

Life after Salford

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Graduates from our psychology and counselling programmes gain highly transferable skills throughout the course which allow them to have successful careers including as mental health workers, qualified counsellors, private therapists, chartered psychologists, youth workers, HR professionals, victim support workers, along with many other fulfilling careers.

Why choose Salford?


Benefit from real-world learning opportunities on our British Psychological Society accredited courses — put your learning into practice and gain invaluable experience.


Join 4,500 other international students on our vibrant global campus near Manchester, UK with expert support services, a dedicated faith centre and opportunities to explore your passions.


Get up to £5,000 scholarship to help you fund your studies and kick start your career.

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