Psychology at Lancaster University


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  • Undergraduate Degrees

    We're proud of our teaching standards, and the high-quality experience you will receive. It is one reason why our student employability is high and why students express satisfaction with their course.

  • Master's Degrees

    Our range of Master's courses cater for graduates who wish to pursue a professional career in psychology or research. We offer high-quality supervision for students doing research degrees.

  • PhD and Postgraduate Research

    All of our academic staff are active researchers at the leading edge of their research field. We have an outstanding reputation for ongoing research in our specialist areas.

  • Psychology Employability Programme

    We offer you the chance to gain relevant, high-quality work experience. This opportunity can help you start a career specialism in professional psychology, such as clinical, forensic, educational or research.


  • Developmental Psychology

    How do we develop an understanding of the world around us? We look at cognitive, social, emotional and language development from before birth through to adolescence.

  • Cognitive Psychology

    What are the fundamental cognitive processes behind language, learning, memory, and attention? How does our understanding of cognition impact society?

  • Neuroscience and Neurocognition

    How does the brain respond to different environments and govern cognitive function? We research how humans understand and process the world around us.

  • Social Processes

    How do we develop definitions of morality or trust, and how do they affect our emotions in social interaction or decision making?

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