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Undergraduate Psychology

Psychology is all around us. At Edge Hill we believe our research ambitions and commitment to supporting individuals and society, sets us apart from the crowd. A number of our Psychology degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society – the body recognised by major employers and a gateway to psychology career paths. Learn how to create a better future and master the sought-after skills modern technology can’t mimic.

We focus on achieving excellence in everything we do and provide an environment where opportunity is everywhere. Our teaching team specialise in important areas like cyberpsychology and addiction – you might even work alongside them as a paid intern.

In our state-of-the-art £6m Law & Psychology building, we’ll help you develop uniquely human skills – you’ll be able to show employers you can think creatively, communicate effectively and collaborate on research projects.

When you graduate, build on your expertise with postgraduate study or apply your skills to careers in everything from health psychology to advertising. 95.1% of our Psychology students are employed or in further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes data released 2023 from 2020/21 graduates).

2nd in the North West Overall (The Guardian University Guide 2024 - Psychology).

A number of our Psychology degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our research-active staff as a paid intern within the department.

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Discover Psychology at Edge Hill University

State-of-the-art facilities, laboratories, and supportive staff to encourage you every step of the way. Learn how to create a better future and master the sought-after skills modern technology can’t mimic.
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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Rohan Williams

I’ve got international footballers as friends on Facebook now – I never expected that when I started my course

Rohan Williams

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Psychology

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Shaun Oliver stood outside the law and psychology building

I’ve been surprised by how scientific the course is. It’s much more quantitative than I expected, but that has turned out to be a good thing.

Shaun Oliver

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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"Find your area of special interest, or your ‘niche’, and as long as you’ve got that passion, you’ll succeed in anything you put your mind to."

Beth Gannon


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Ruby Isserlis psychology

This degree has given me valuable knowledge of the subject area of psychology as well as the ability to think critically and think of ways to answer the still unanswered questions.

Ruby Isserlis

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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The £6m Law and Psychology building provides contemporary teaching and learning facilities for students in the Department of Psychology.

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