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Outstanding research

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Excellent teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

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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

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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

Masters courses

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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


Two new lecturer posts

Posted on Tuesday 12 September 2017

Psychology at York is seeking to appoint two lecturers to new posts.


Visual illusion could help you read smaller font

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017

Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print, according to new research from psychologists at the University of York and the University of Glasgow.


Brain health in later life

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017

Leading researchers and older people met to discuss the latest research findings on brain health in later life.


Research at York

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


What's happening in the Department?

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