Top 10 UK Universities for Psychology

Psychology courses in the UK focus on the key theoretical and methodological approaches to a complex subject. The first year of a Psychology degree will look at the core aspects of the subject, while in the second year students go in-depth on areas including ethics and social and developmental psychology.

Read more: Psychology subject guide

Career paths include clinical, forensic and sports psychology, while key skills can also be used in the areas of human resources, advertising and market research.

Top 10 UK Universities for Psychology

Rank University Location
1 University of Cambridge Cambridge, England
2 University of Bath Bath, England
3 University of Oxford Oxford, England
4 University of St Andrews St Andrews, Scotland
5 University College London London, England
6 King's College London London, England
7 Cardiff University Cardiff, Wales
8 University of York York, England
9 University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland
10 University of Warwick Coventry, England

Source: 2022 Guardian University Guide rankings

Top Ten Universities

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