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Outstanding research

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Excellent teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Dedicated international student support programme and personnel

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Superb research and teaching facilities

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At the University of York: one of the top-100 departments of psychology in the World

York, a beautiful and historic English city

Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of York, a friendly, stimulating and supportive environment for students where science flourishes. We’re one of the world’s top psychology departments, excelling in both teaching and research.

Studying at York

Psychology Postgraduate Chat Session. 4 May, 4-5pm BST. Register now.

Research at York

Masters courses

The department offers five masters courses:

Twitter updates

Featured News

BPS team commends undergraduate courses at York.

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016

BPS accreditation renewed with warm commendations for BSc and MPsych programmes.


News and events

Analysing the way children sleep could help us to understand autism

Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017

On average, humans spend roughly a third of their lives asleep. This might sound like quite a long time, but sleep has been shown to be vital for “normal” human functioning. Without enough sleep, things go downhill for most people pretty quickly.


Mysteries of the mind

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

How the brain thinks is a question increasingly posed by students studying for an MSc in cognitive neuroscience at the Department of Psychology.


PhD studentship available on sleep

Posted on Friday 10 March 2017

We’re looking to recruit a PhD student to join the Sleep, Language and Memory lab, under the supervision of Dr Lisa Henderson and Prof Gareth Gaskell.


Two lectureships advertised

Posted on Monday 6 February 2017

Department of Psychology seeking talented academics to join our team


Face Recognition Workshop

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

Team of researchers from the department’s ERC FaceVar Lab ran an experiment/public engagement workshop on face recognition at the London Science Museum.


Can your child help us understand sleep?

Posted on Thursday 24 November 2016

Dr Victoria Knowland speaks to Radio York about the ESRC-funded research project SleepSmart


Awards & Recognition

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We are ranked highly among departments of psychology in national and international league tables and we are proud of our Athena SWAN award which recognises our commitment to supporting women in science.

Seminars

Thu
27
Apr

YNiC Seminar

4.00PM, PS/B020

tbc

Tue
2
May

Internal Seminar: PhD Talks

4.00PM, PS/B020

Mila Mileva, Sara Stampacchia


What's happening in the Department?

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