BA (Hons)


4 YEARS including summer semester(s) (Extended Degree) – RF19
Sport Ed Ex – SP19


BA (Hons)
UK & US Degree

Optional Sport Pathways

RIASA London ➝
Sport Ed Ex ➝


4 Years (Full-time)
4 Years (Extended Degree)

Tuition Fees 2023

UK – £9,250
EU, INT & US – £14,900

Tuition Fees 2024

UK – £9,250
EU, INT & US – £15,645

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“We offer a unique opportunity to pursue a BA(Hons) in Psychology under the American liberal arts model, accredited by the British Psychological Society and Chartered by Psi Chi. Our programme supports the development of employability skills by offering a high calibre internship option for students to gain work or research experience outside the institution. We are delighted to be the only Psi Chi Chapter in the UK and the recipients of a Chapter Activity Grant for the student-led project on University-Wide Culture of Wellbeing. We are proud of our students and Faculty who are working with Psi Chi’s contributing to mental health data collected across many countries at a critical time for public health. ”
– Dr Ira Konstantinou, Head of Psychology Department

What our students say

“I am so glad I chose to study Psychology at ż. The Psychology department is exceptionally supportive in both the modules for your degree and your future aspirations. ż Psychology has given me a variety of opportunities to expand my horizons, including membership to Psi Chi, the international honours society.”

“Studying Psychology at ż has given me a massive amount of knowledge in not just Psychology, but in statistics and research methods. The rich liberal arts curriculum which ż provides, paired with my major classes, mutually benefit each other in allowing me to approach topics and challenges from a variety of different angles”.

“I chose ż because it gave me the opportunity to expand my horizons, academically due to the dual degree offered and culturally because of the diverse nationalities represented on campus.

My ż experience has been unique! What I loved the most is the flexible academic programme, which means that I have been able to take classes that are of interest to me outside of my main area of study.

There is something for everyone, be that academically or outside the classroom. I have had many memorable experiences along the way which will stay with me beyond my time at ż”.

“I’m a Psychology major and I’m currently in my last semester.

During my internship I was a research assistant helping with the Social Relationships Study at SGDP (Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre) in the KCL Denmark Hill campus. The study looks at the gender differences in Autism Spectrum Disorder in adults.

My responsibilities included recruiting the participants, managing data entry, mail merges, and online questionnaires sent to the participants and their parents. I also conducted visits in the participants’ houses and administered a battery of tasks, including IQ, memory, and theory of mind tests. During the visits I also shadowed autism assessments. Back in the office I transcribed and scored the tasks and entered the data in SPSS.

Interacting with the participants has definitely been my favourite aspect of the placement. I really enjoyed getting to know the participants and learning more about ASD. The internship has also benefitted me as now I know what the job of a research assistant looks like and learned how to perform the tasks associated with this position. I also developed a greater sense of professionalism and I’m more confident about my future transition from the classroom into the workplace. In addition, the placement has shaped my future career choices as I am now considering pursuing a career in research.

Overall it was a very good experience and I would recommend every student at ż to do an internship if they have an opportunity to do so.”

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RIASA London

RIASA is excited to announce that from September 2024, we will be expanding our UK college soccer offering by launching our first-ever London Roster. Aspiring student-athletes will have the choice of 30 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – all US/UK dual accredited, alongside a challenging and rewarding soccer development programme.

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Sport Ed Ex

Sport Ed Ex combines the provision of performance coaching and playing pathways in Rugby and Cricket for aspiring athletes (men and women) aged 18 and over with the opportunity to study at ż American University London, offering students the unique opportunity to study a wide variety of dual accredited (US/UK) undergraduate degree courses.

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