Undergraduate study

Applying to our programme

We offer two undergraduate courses: a 3-year programme leading to the award of a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Psychology and a 4-year programme leading to the award of a Master of Psychology (MSci) degree.

  • Both programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society
  • A personal supervisor will support you through your time at York
  • You’ll receive a broad coverage of the science of Psychology in your first two years
  • You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in areas of your choice in your 3rd (and 4th) year
  • You’ll undertake a research project in a world-leading department of psychology


International students

Potential applicants who usually live outside the United Kingdom or European Union should consult the International Students information, as this provides extra details that will be of particular interest.

Open Days

Visit the department and the University, see the campus and our teaching facilities and learn about our BSc programme.
Student working during practical in lab

Related information

7th in the UK

The Guardian University Guide 2020 ranks us among the UK's top pschyology departments.