Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of York, a friendly department with a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and support for students. We are one of the UK's leading psychology departments – among the top 10 in both the Times Good University Guide and the Guardian University Guide – and one of the top 100 in the World. Our research was ranked fourth in the UK in the most recent assessment of research quality, with 95% being classified as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our graduates consistently report that we are outstandingly good at explaining things and making the subject of psychology interesting.
The department offers five masters courses:
Posted on Monday 29 June 2015
Three lecturers to be appointed as Department expands following REF success and introduction of 4-year MPsych Programme
Posted on Monday 22 June 2015
Artistic Autistic represented the University of York at national competition Uni Popshop and won three out of four prizes.
Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2015
Student led excellence awards votes Gavin most inspirational lecturer of the year.
Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2015
Seven keen cycologists from York Psychology completed this year's YuCycle challenge.
Posted on Friday 8 May 2015
Professor Peter Venables receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at BPS conference
Posted on Tuesday 28 April 2015
Dr Katie Slocombe takes part in a Nature podcast about animal communication.
The Department is ranked 4th in the UK for Research Quality and we are especially proud of our Athena SWAN Silver Award.
See what's being shown on Psychology's laser display board. [swf ~1Mb]