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University-wide exchanges 

Single honours BSci and MSci Psychology students can apply to one of the university-wide exchanges for an additional year abroad. The additional year abroad would take place after year 2 at York; you should apply internally during your second year at York following the deadlines on the how to apply webpage.

Explore University-wide Exchanges

One place will be reserved for a Psychology student in 2024/25 at the University of Hong Kong

For academic queries, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr Silvia Gennari (

Summer abroad

Spending the summer abroad allows you to get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. Summer schools or International Study Centres (ISCs) can enhance your global awareness and improve employability, leadership and advocacy skills.

Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

How to Apply

Work abroad

Explore the Year In Industry, Placement Year options, or summer international internships, if you are interested in work opportunities outside the UK.

Find out more about work abroad.

Postgraduate opportunities

Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:

What to expect

Previous destinations

As well as taking part in Study Exchange, Psychology students have also recently been to the following destinations:

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
Psychology UG Canada Summer Camp USA Independent Placement 8 weeks, June-Aug
Psychology UG Fiji Think Pacific Independent Placement 4 weeks, July-Aug
Psychology UG Namibia Wildlife Experience Travel Award 5 weeks, Jul-Sep
Psychology UG India Think Education: Go India International Study Centre 2 weeks, August