Our Degree programmes

To study Psychology at Heriot-Watt University is to join a passionate community of researchers and students.

Our undergraduate degree programmes in Psychology are focused on understanding how psychology can be applied to help us address real-world situations. All of our undergraduate Psychology degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for graduate registration - which is crucial for anyone looking to then go on to train as a professional psychologist.

Our postgraduate degree programmes in Psychology have a distinctive practical emphasis, preparing students to apply knowledge of psychological theory and evidence to solving real-world problems and to improving effectiveness at individual, team and organisational level across a variety of sectors and roles including HRM, marketing, business performance, organsiational development, and strategic management.