Department of Psychology

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Our Psychology degrees use the scientific method to explore various themes in psychology, such as the influence of biology on behaviour; how we perceive, think and make decisions, and how we interact with each other.

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology, and BSc (Hons) Psychology and Management qualify Honours students are eligible for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Our Psychology degree can also be combined with Marketing, allowing students to graduate with a wider range of skills.

Our faculty are all well-established academics who are committed to providing Psychology students at Heriot-Watt Dubai with a deep and rich understanding of human behavior across all disciplines in Psychology including: Cognitive, Forensic, Social, Biological, Health and Mental Health, Developmental, Business, History, and Neuropsychology. Students in the Hons year complete a year-long research Dissertation on the topic of their choice, working closely with a supervisor, to gain experience in conducting and reporting psychological research.

Our Psychology graduates have a strong record of post-graduate study and building careers in counselling, business, research and teaching.

Psychology is fascinating subject, and this is an opportunity for you to learn, not only about yourself, but about others and help understand the world around you

Mercedes Sheen