Brain and sketching


Our accredited programmes enable students to master specialist techniques under the guidance of professional psychologists in cutting-edge facilities. At Hull, Psychology is part of the School of Life Sciences, which sits within the Faculty of Health Sciences.


Our undergraduate students develop a broad knowledge of psychology and learn how to apply it to real life situations under our expert staff.

Postgraduate courses focus on understanding and changing health behaviours. We have an enviable record in world-class research and welcome a wide variety of research proposals.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


  • BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology

    Alongside gaining a thorough understanding of crime and criminal justice, you'll also explore human behaviour, performance and decision making.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

    Available with:

    This fascinating scientific study of human behaviour encompasses topics such as memory, social relationships, child development and brain functions.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology

    Available with:

    Accredited by the British Psychological Society, this degree combines the interrelated disciplines of psychology and criminology.

Postgraduate Taught

  • MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology

    Designed to meet a growing need for more mental health practitioners and paves the way for students to train as chartered health psychologists.

  • MSc in Health Psychology

    This programme teaches students about the psychological principles used to research and promote changes in people's attitudes and behaviour about health.

Postgraduate Research

  • Psychology research degrees

    Postgraduate research programmes in Psychology, including funded opportunities, at the University of Hull.

Clinical Psychology FAQs

Postgraduate research scholarships

The University of Hull is part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, and through this is able to offer a range of ESRC Postgraduate Scholarships for the following projects:

Education, Childhood and Youth

Wellbeing, Health and Communities

Aaron Hall

"When I actually came for the open day, I saw the department, I saw the University and that made me say: 'I wouldn't mind coming here.' It turned out to be a really good decision for me."

Aaron Hall
BSc Psychology

Why study at Hull?

Psychology has been studied at Hull since 1928. Develop practical and technical skills under professional psychologists and learn how to use specialist techniques and equipment in our state-of-the-art labs.


Fast-track entry into Clinical Psychology Doctorate

A unique link between BSc Psychology and our Clinical Psychology Doctorate offers a fast track to qualifying while having your doctorate fees paid and receiving an NHS salary.

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Our degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society

Our programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), meaning graduates are eligible for chartered membership of the BPS - an essential for a career as a professional psychologist.

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Research apprenticeship scheme

Our competitive research apprenticeship scheme gives students hands-on experience of research projects with our world-leading experts.

Psychology facilities


Our state-of-the-art facilities include electroencephalography (EEG) for measuring activity in the brain, a brain stimulation laboratory, an eye-tracking laboratory, an audiometric laboratory and much more.

See where you will learn


Our degrees are professional qualifications which lead to careers in clinical, educational, sports, forensic, occupational and industrial psychology.

They also open doors to all sorts of other industries. Our graduates have gone on to work in areas as diverse as accounting, banking, broadcasting, social work, teaching and management consultancy.

96% of our psychology students were in graduate and professional level employment or further study within six months of graduating*



Psychology research

Our research

Our research is currently organised around three groups: cognition, neuroscience, and mental health; social cognition and developmental psychology; and health and wellbeing.

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Now see for yourself

The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now – we’d love to meet you.

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Contact us

School of Life Sciences
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX