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Accreditation continues for BSc Psychology

Posted on 25 November 2011


In August 2011, the Department’s flagship BSc Programme in Psychology was accredited for the 7th time by the British Psychological Society (BPS). The Programme has been accredited continuously since 1978.

The BPS describes the benefits of accreditation as:

  • it is a mark of quality that prospective students and employers understand and value;

  • it gives graduates the opportunity to gain Graduate and/or Chartered Membership of the Society;

  • it keeps open the widest range of training, development and employment opportunities for graduates;

  • it is a high-quality benchmarking process that is defined and delivered in partnership with psychologists;

  • it is aimed at getting the best out of programmes, through promoting psychology as a science, ensuring quality and providing solution-focused support;

  • it provides a direct opportunity for education providers and students to influence the Society, and its policies for the future.

More information about the process and philosophy of accreditation can be found on the website of the British Psychological Society.