Welcome to the Psychology resources page.
Here you will find out exactly what our academics are looking for in their students, including skills they look out for, some of the topics they want you to know, recommended reading and useful places to boost your knowledge.
So without further ado let's get started!
Skills we are looking for
- Positive attitude
- Pro-active in engaging with studies
- Students who attend all lectures, seminars, tutorials and events
- Effective communicators
- Interactive and keen to be part of our psychology community
- Organised (can plan ahead and manage assignment deadlines)
- Keen to read relevant literature
Topics to explore before you start
Watch our taster lectures to gain an insight into what it's like to study psychology at university.
Recommended reading to prepare for university
- Parson, V. (2018) Study and communication skills for psychology (2nd ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press.
- The BPS research digest
- The Psychologist - by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Programmes to know
- Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint
- Teams and Zoom
Professional bodies to research
The British Psychological Society:
The representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and application of the discipline.
Courses Herts offer
Interested in studying Psychology here at Herts?
Take a look at our undergraduate courses below:
*As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to add an additional year to study abroad
**As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to add an additional year to study abroad or do a work placement.
If when you complete your undergraduate degree you are still hungry for more or want to specialise even further, you can through postgraduate study.
Why not take a look at our Masters courses below:
Get a feel for studying at Herts
We hope you all found these resources useful but we appreciate that you may have more questions.
If you have any questions regarding our campuses, facilities, accommodation or just general life here at Herts, you can contact current Herts students via Unibuddy.