We are a friendly, stimulating and supportive environment for students where science flourishes. We are a research-intensive department where students are taught by people at the forefront of their fields in well-equipped facilities.
We have an array of taught MSc and postgraduate research programmes that will enable you to gain greater depth of knowledge and expertise in particular areas of interest. Each of our taught programmes are designed and delivered by staff who produce internationally excellent research in these fields. Similarly, our faculty are equipped to provide excellent supervision across a breadth of research topics.
Our taught Masters courses
- Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)
- Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice (MSc)
- Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)
Our research degrees
- PhD in Psychology
- PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging
- PhD in Psycholinguistics (with Departments of Education and Language and Linguistic Sciences)
- MPhil in Psychology
Or, choose another course.
Why study Psychology at York
8th in the UK for Psychology
According to the Guardian University Guide 2023
Committed to gender equality
We hold an Athena SWAN Gold Award for our commitment to improving gender equality in the Department.
I work for an independent educational psychology service in London. I am commissioned by schools to work full-time as an assistant psychologist under the supervision of a qualified educational psychologist.
Bairava, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)