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Study psychology in UK

An in-depth guide to studying psychology in UK as an international student

What types of psychology degree can you study in UK?

What do psychology experts in UK say?

  • Dr Lucie Clements

    Dr Lucie Clements

    University of Chichester Senior Lecturer in Psychology
    Dr Lucie Clements says

    Psychology is the study of human behaviour and why people behave in the ways that they do, and is relevant no matter where we live in the world. Psychologists study people's thought, feelings and actions to understand behaviour. The insights of psychology are critical in almost every sphere of our lives and allow us to understand how differences in culture and society impact human behaviour.

    Studying in the UK will enable you to participate in leading research, and learn from experts in your chosen area. You will be well supported by staff, and have the chance to enjoy an exciting student lifestyle.

    Studying Psychology in the UK will help you to gain an in depth understanding of the area. Our degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society, meaning that you will have the basis to continue your education to become a chartered psychologist.

    A Psychology degree offers you a multitude of career opportunities, with many graduates going on to work in health or education settings. Others will work in research, the civil service, HR or publishing. You can also go on to further study, to specialise in an area such as clinical psychology, forensic psychology or health psychology.

Top psychology programs in UK

What are the top psychology undergraduate programs in UK?

Bachelor's in psychology in UK

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    Psychology - BSc (Hons) University of Birmingham, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    22,260 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Mathematics and Psychology - BSc (Hons) University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    20,950 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    History and Psychology - BA University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    17,275 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Psychology - BSc (Hons) University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    14,820 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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    Criminology with Psychology - BA (Hons) University of Hull, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    14,000 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show more details about Criminology with Psychology
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What are the top psychology graduate programs in UK?

Master's in psychology in UK

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    Psychology of Language - MSc University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    18,150 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Psychology of Sport (Accredited) - MSc University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    9 months
    Tuition fees per year
    15,950 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Clinical Applications of Psychology - MSc University of Hull, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    16,600 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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    Sport and Exercise Psychology - MSc University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    14,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Cognitive Psychology - MSc Keele University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show more details about Cognitive Psychology
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Doctorate in psychology in UK

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    Psychology - PhD University of Greenwich, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    14,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Sports and Exercise Psychology - PhD Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,120 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Psychology - PhD London South Bank University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,780 GBP
    Start date
    January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December
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    Psychology Sciences - PhD University of Gloucestershire, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,200 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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    Psychology - PhD University of Chichester, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,950 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show more details about Psychology
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Pathway in psychology in UK

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    Environmental Psychology, Pre-Masters - PGP University of Surrey, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    6 months
    Tuition fees per year
    12,500 USD
    Start date
    February, September
    Show more details about Environmental Psychology, Pre-Masters
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What are the top psychology universities in UK?

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