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Durham University


About Us

Durham Psychology

Durham Psychology

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'You get to meet and interact with leading researchers in their fields and learn in a welcoming environment, full of opportunities for research experience and further study'

Isobel, Level 2


Ranked 5th in The Complete University Guide 2019


During your time with us you will conduct your own research with world experts, use cutting-edge technologies and have access to clinical and experimental facilities.

Through dedicated teaching sessions, an optional placement module, external speakers and even an employability retreat – we actively prepare you for working life. We are proud to be in the Top 10 Psychology departments for employability in The Complete University Guide 2019.

At Durham we focus on you. We are energised teachers, who love our subject and want to share that passion with you. We don’t just teach you, we encourage you to work with us on new ideas so that together we can make new discoveries about human behaviour.



We aim to understand and improve how people perceive, think, act, react and interact.