School of Psychology

Top 20 for Psychology in the UK

Complete University Guide 2019

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Our reputation

100% of our research had either ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact (REF, 2014).

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School of Psychology

The School of Psychology at Leeds is one of the country’s leading institutions within our field, both for our teaching and our research.

We’re committed to delivering a superb and rounded education, enriching our students and preparing graduates to excel in their careers. This commitment is reflected in our outstanding research, which spans key psychological questions across international public health and social issues such as childhood development, ageing and stress.

Study with us

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Benefit from award-winning teaching and an array of enrichment opportunities

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Further develop your subject expertise and enhance your employability.

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Research alongside renowned experts in outstanding facilities.



in the UK for student experience as the University of Leeds

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

Top 20

for psychology in the UK

Complete University Guide 2019


Teaching Excellence Framework

as the University of Leeds, 2017