Our Psychology students learn about the systematic approach to problem solving and gain a stronger insight into comprehending human behaviour and evaluating complex theories and ideas.Browse degrees
Why study Psychology at Heriot-Watt University?
Heriot-Watt Psychology degrees take an applied focus, going beyond textbook and theory to explore real-world uses of psychology.
Psychology graduates have sought after transferable skills in writing, research and critical evaluation.
Honours graduates have career opportunities in psychology and business professions and are eligible for a broad range of postgraduate training programmes internationally that are relevant to psychology.
Undergraduate Psychology programmes
The unique opportunity to carry your studies to new places and experience new cultures, expanding your horizons on the way. You'll discover what it means to be a true global citizen and emerge prepared for wherever your career journey will take you.
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