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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

Research at York

Masters courses

The department offers five 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.


News and events

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.


Dr Heidi Baseler speaks at Blind Veterans UK Event (24 May)

Posted on Monday 26 June 2017

Dr Heidi Baseler was invited to speak at the charity Blind Veterans UK conference on ‘Life beyond sight loss’ at the Victory Services Club in London, as one of a select panel of world-renowned experts on sight loss.


Jet wins two research impact competitions

Posted on Friday 23 June 2017

Psychology PhD student Jet Sanders has won first prizes in both this year’s University of York Three Minute Thesis (3MT) and Falling Walls competitions.


Students win summer bursary awards

Posted on Wednesday 7 June 2017

We're pleased to announce that nine undergraduate students from the Department of Psychology have won competitive awards providing funds to help them carry out new research projects, working closely with academic supervisors over the summer.


Recognition for exceptional teaching

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

Congratulations to Dr Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer who has been received a Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award.


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.

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