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From outstanding research facilities and research active tutors to unmissable real-world opportunities and experiences. You’ll be sure to find your place in our welcoming community.

Welcome to the Department of Psychology at Edge Hill University.

Home to our supportive community and engaging learning experience that equips you with the skills and knowledge for the 21st Century.

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Research facilities

Our brain-imaging research is supported by:

  • electroencephalography (EEG) system
  • brain stimulation (tDCS and TMS) devices
  • a functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) system
  • four eye-tracking machines
  • three systems for recording physiological responses (BioPac)
  • a pain simulator (DS8R Digitimer Constant Current Stimulator)
  • a Human Tissue Lab

New equipment includes:

  • an observation suite
  • a virtual reality suite (Oculus Rift and HTC Vive Pro)
  • a 3D-printing lab (Ultimaker)
  • the ‘bar’ laboratory, which allows for the simulation of real-life drinking environments

You will be encouraged to use our research facilities throughout your course, and particularly in your final year dissertation projects.

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Meet our students

Who better to tell you about their experiences studying psychology at Edge Hill than our own students?

Christina Searson

There’s a real focus on personal development on the degree – you get to learn a lot about yourself. I think it’s amazing that your growth as a person is an integral part of the course.

Christina Searson

BSc (Hons) Critical Approaches to Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Psychology student Leah

The course has made me think about areas of Psychology that I hadn’t considered before. It’s a great basis for your future career.

Leah Lakin-Cairns

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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This course has literally been life changing and I have experienced a huge amount of personal growth which has assisted my practice as a counsellor.

Lynne Hutton

BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

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“Every tutor has been amazing and have all embodied the person-centred approach and the other qualities that we need to have as counsellors.”

Lynne Hutton

BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

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This course has literally been life changing and I have experienced a huge amount of personal growth which has assisted my practice as a counsellor.

Lynne Hutton

BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

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For me, helping people is the most meaningful thing I can imagine being able to do as a career.

Shaun Oliver

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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For me, helping people is the most meaningful thing I can imagine being able to do as a career.

Shaun Oliver

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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Offer holder days

If you would like to experience Edge Hill in person you can come to an offer holder day. Join a subject taster session, meet your tutors and show the campus to your loved ones.

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Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in our campus with the virtual tour. Explore the buildings from your own home. Get a feel for our learning, living, and leisure spaces and roam the halls of our iconic buildings.