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Undergraduate Psychosocial Studies 

Why study Psychosocial Studies at UEL? 

  • Pioneering department - We launched the first Psychosocial Studies undergraduate course in the UK in 1985. We have unrivalled experience in teaching the subject and a fantastic depth of knowledge.
  • Student satisfaction - Our students really love our courses. Students on our Psychosocial with Professional Practice Studies course gave us a 100% ‘overall satisfaction’ score in the 2016 National Student Survey.
  • Top-quality research  - Research by our Psychosocial academic team contributed to UEL’s superb results in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework – the six-yearly national review of higher education research. An expert panel rated 59 per cent of our research as either ‘world-leading' or 'internationally excellent’.

  • Placement opportunities - Our courses have a strong focus on your future career. We encourage and support you to undertake valuable work placements, making you particularly attractive to potential employers.
  • Well connected - Our academic team have great connections with a diverse range of east London based charities giving our students the opportunity to work with local organisations like Dost in East Ham, Community Links in Stratford, and Thinking Space - a Tottenham based community therapy project. 
  • Rewarding career pathways - Our courses open the doors to a variety of professional careers in the fields of health, community and welfare. This could be anything from helping those with drug abuse or mental health issues to taking on a communications role.