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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.

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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Key Features

BPS accredited degrees

Our BSc 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 2nd in the North West for Psychology by the Guardian University Guide 2024.

Gender equality

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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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Striving for excellence

We are committed to high quality research. The Research Excellence Framework (2021) rated 57% of our outputs world-leading or internationally excellent.

Supporting the community

We have been a finalist in the Educate North Awards for our community engagement projects

Practitioner Psychology

Our courses are taught by a range of registered psychology practitioners in the following areas: Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Coaching Psychology, and Health Psychology 

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.

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Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
L39 4QP
United Kingdom