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Undergraduate courses

Image: student with books in backgroundAs well as leading to a career in psychology, our degrees provide a strong basis for a wide range of professions, from market research and advertising to teaching.

Undergraduate degrees
Careers in psychology

Postgraduate study

Satisfy yourImage: three students working together urge to understand why. Working closely with specialist scientists, you'll develop the skills to investigate and understand human behaviour.

Taught masters courses
Research degrees

World-leading research

Image: Shrewbot: The Sheffield Centre for RoboticsWe're consistently rated as one of the top performing psychology departments in the UK for research. Find out about our research areas, publications and the latest seminars.

Our research

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

About us


We're a large department with a vibrant community of undergraduates,  postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers. Our five-floor building is purpose-built and has extensive facilities for psychological research.

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