Why study Psychology at Swansea University?

Our British Psychological Society (BPS) validated course has an outstanding reputation both in the UK and internationally. According to the Research Excellence Framework 2014: we are one of only four psychology departments in the UK to achieve a 100% 4* rating (maximum score possible) for the reach and significance of our work.

A student perspective of Psychology at Swansea

Find out what our Psychology student thinks about our Psychology course and all of the different options and opportunities available to you while you study with us - from placement opportunities to studying abroad - our Psychology course is accredited by the British Psychological Society and springboard you onto the career you're passionate about. 

Where could Swansea Psychology take you?

The typical starting salary for an NHS trainee clinical psychologist is £25,783. As your career progresses you could earn between £47,088 and £81,000 or higher. Salaries in private practice vary.

As this BPS accredited degree is the first step towards pursuing a professional career in Psychology, many of our graduates have gone on to further study or work in specialist psychology fields. The experience and skills you will gain on this course will also equip you well for careers in other areas of health and social care, as well as sectors as varied as management, research, and marketing.

World-class Facilities

We ensure our students have the best possible facilities to train within so they gain the clinical skills, and experience to be ready for clinical practise. These skills are essential to our programs and we recreate environments that are as close as possible to the clinical environment you will be working in. 

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What courses do we offer?

Find out more about the courses we offer below - whether you want to study a Single Honours or Joint Honours, we offer a range of rewarding courses, opening the door to a variety of incredible career paths.

Do you speak Welsh?

Find out more information about studying through the medium of Welsh at the School of Psychology. 

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