Studying with us

Psychology lecturer teaching postgraduate class

Inspirational teaching

As a postgraduate student at Leeds, you'll become part of an international community of leading academics engaged in innovative research. With an active research environment at the School of Psychology, we’re proud to offer two specialised courses taught by staff who are experts in their field. 

When you study with us, you'll benefit from our delivery of outstanding teaching and learn at a university with a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017).

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How you'll learn

As a student in the School of Psychology, you'll work in partnership with our academic staff and have access to our leading facilities and our latest research. This means you'll learn first-hand how our research informs understanding in these highly specialised areas.

Our Masters courses combine traditional lectures, seminars and tutorials with independent project-based investigation. This gives you the chance to not only develop a broader skill set, but also a deeper understanding of the latest research and insights within the field.  

Flexible study

As well as offering unique and specialised insights, our Masters courses are taught over two days a week, giving you great flexibility for your studies.

From organising your own private study time to arranging any placements or volunteer work, you'll be able to plan your time to suit you.

Dedicated career support

At Leeds, we view a Masters degree as an important investment in your future. To help you get the most from your investment, we provide all our students with dedicated career support from personal tutors. We see these tutors as a vital element of our Leeds for Life initiative, and that means you'll get support with every aspect of your career planning and development.

Our aim is to make sure all our students become stand-out candidates for future applications, in whichever career they want to pursue.

Our research

As part of the University of Leeds, we contribute to one of the largest research-based institutions in the UK, which will provide you with a rich, stimulating and exciting environment to learn in.

We also benefit from being a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and a member of the Worldwide Universities Network. This means we can work in partnership with universities across the UK or the world, to drive international research and collaboration while addressing issues of global significance.

We are international

Each year over 9,000 international students choose to study with us — meaning we're one of the most diverse universities in the United Kingdom.

Find out more about the benefits of studying at Leeds as an international student.

Student life at Leeds

Leeds is an exciting student city and, from its nightlife to its cafes, museums and shops, it offers all you need to enjoy life outside of your studies. We’re committed to your health and wellbeing and also to making sure you’re settled in your student life.

As well as pastoral support from your tutors, we offer a wide range of social and extra-curricular activities and events, with a range of societies and clubs including those especially for postgraduates

Find out more about what you can expect from Leeds city life, and what Yorkshire has to offer.

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