Our Psychology degrees examine how humans function biologically, socially and mentally, linking theoretical concepts to real-world situations and exploring the differences that make each of us unique.
Our degrees in Psychology, Educational Psychology, and Sport and Exercise Psychology are accredited by the British Psychological Society. You can also gain the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society on our Psychology and Criminology degree where the balance of modules will focus on Psychology.
Non-accredited degrees are available if you would prefer to study Criminology and Psychology in equal depth or wish to combine the disciplines of forensic psychology and applied criminology and specialise in Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour.
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.
BSc (Hons) Psychology
For me, helping people is the most meaningful thing I can imagine being able to do as a career.
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Psychology in the News
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- Edge Hill psychologist and author shortlisted for book award
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The following Psychology degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society:
- BSc (Hons) Educational Psychology
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
- BSc (Hons) Psychology & Criminology
- BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Psychology
We also offer a joint honours degree that allows equal study of two subject areas:
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The £6m Law and Psychology building provides contemporary teaching and learning facilities for students in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Law and Criminology.
The three-storey building includes a 250-seat lecture theatre, seminar and tutorial rooms, and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning. There are also specially designed experimental facilities for psychological research.
Psychology resources include state-of-the-art eye trackers, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) methods, and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) for examining cognitive functioning and brain activity. Other specialist laboratories include a group testing laboratory, two bi-directional observation rooms, a ‘bar simulation laboratory’ (for alcohol research), audio-visual suites and dedicated IT facilities equipped with subject specific software installed to support experimental work.
Law and Psychology Building 360 Virtual Tour
Open Days and Virtual Events
Our November 2020 open day is going virtual. We will ensure that you can still discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and get answers to all of your questions. You will be able to find out more about psychology and the University through a series of online activities.
If you would like to see our stunning campus for yourself, private campus tours, led by a student guide, are also available on a variety of dates. Pre-booking is essential.Book your place at our virtual open day