School of Psychology

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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.

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

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Research alongside renowned experts in outstanding facilities.

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