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The Department of Psychology at Edge Hill University provides a supportive and engaging learning experience that equips our students with the skills and knowledge for the 21st Century.


The Department of Psychology is dedicated to supporting cutting-edge research and has a number of purpose-built laboratories, housing many pieces of technical equipment. The Department also provides appropriate training for students to access these advanced research methods.


Gain real-world experience

As part of our dedication to providing meaningful student experiences, we integrate a number of key employability strategies both within our core curriculum as well as extracurricular provision.

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Psychology Public Lecture Series

It is our pleasure to invite you to join us for our Department of Psychology Public Lecture Series entitled “Psychology and Global Issues”.

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Student success

Our successes

BPS accredited degrees

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Four of our undergraduate courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and our MSc Conversion course allows graduates to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS.


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We were ranked as “world-leading” by the Times Higher in the World University Rankings 2020.

Gender equality: Athena SWAN

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The Department of Psychology is committed to promoting equality and diversity for all staff and students. In October 2018, we successfully obtained our Bronze Award.

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Achieve your potential

We have a consistent track record of supporting our students to gain good degree outcomes. In 2018, we celebrated 87% of our final year students receiving “good-class honours” (2:1 classification or above), with 37% of overall awards gaining a First Class Honours degree. 

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Psychology Society

PsychSoc is a society “by students, for students” to help provide a supportive community for students studying in our Department. If you are a current student, you can join by visiting the Student Union website and logging in with your university details.