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Our master's courses support you to develop both specialist and transferable skills, so you'll graduate with expertise and experience that's relevant to your future career.

You'll benefit from the many collaborative ventures of our staff and from their involvement with national and international research projects, professional societies and funding bodies.


Purpose-built facilities

Access facilities to aid your learning, including research labs, testing cubicles, neuroimaging facilities, in-house library, and observation resources.

Staff who innovate

Benefit from our staff members' involvement with national and international research projects, societies and funding bodies. You'll also have opportunities to participate in conferences and scientific journals.

Research excellence

100% of our research impact has been classed ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ (Research Excellence Framework 2021, combining 4* and 3* submissions – Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience).

Read about our research

Varied placement opportunities

Complement your postgraduate psychology study with experience at our clinics and research centres, and research placements in neuroscience, developmental psychopathology and clinical research.

Speech and language therapy students can also benefit from varied placement opportunities. This is due to our close relationship with local speech and language therapy services, and the large proportion of our staff who are qualified and practising speech and language therapists.

Learn about psychology placements

Learn about speech and language therapy placements

Flexible degrees

Our courses offer a range of optional modules so you can tailor your master's to your professional needs and interests.

All our courses except MSc Speech and Language Therapy can be taken part time over two years.


Our research

Our research centres have an international reputation for research in areas such as child development and psychopathology, neuroscience and clinical training.

Life in the School

Our specialist laboratories for experimental and observational research, and our on-site NHS clinics and research centres, provide a rich multidisciplinary research environment.

Our clinics

Enhance your learning with our two on-site NHS-partnered clinics, offering insight into anxiety and speech and language disorders. We also house an independent autism centre.
Athena SWAN Silver Award