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World-Renowned Research Taught in State-of-the-Art Facilities

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Northumbria’s research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience is ranked 15th in the UK for research power (REF 2021).

Northumbria University's Department of Psychology demonstrates a commitment to excellence, manifest in first-class teaching and learning underpinned by high quality research and promoting business facing professional engagement.

With well-respected psychology courses accredited by the British Psychological Society, students benefit from teaching informed by the latest research from our world-renowned research centres which have delivered millions of pounds worth of externally funded research.

Today, Northumbria has the only Psychology department in the North East offering significant placement opportunities for undergraduates in over 40 local organisations and businesses and offers students the opportunity to study topics of their choice in state-of-the-art facilities with purpose-built teaching laboratories.



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Northumbria University student analyses ASMR as part of their degree


Northumbria University students analysing a brain scan as part of their degree


15 courses found

Psychology Foundation Year

Undergraduate | Newcastle | 1 year Full Time followed by a further 3 year or 4 years full-time study

Interested in the workings of the human mind? Gain a developed understanding and knowledge of the fundamental principles of Psychology.

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