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Undergraduate Study

Study Psychology at Durham

Psychology is concerned with understanding human nature and investigating the processes underpinning the thoughts, feelings and motivations behind our actions. You will explore topics such as social behaviour, childhood development and cognitive neuroscience. We particularly encourage you to run and participate in the Department’s cutting-edge experiments.  

 

 

  • Courses

    Studying psychology at Durham allows you to understand the way we think, act and behave across a wide variety of topics and develop your analytical and problem-solving skills. We offer a range of BSc and joint honour programmes.
    Durham students concentrating in a lecture
  • Careers and Employability

    We are committed to helping you prepare for life beyond university. You will enter the workplace with knowledge relevant to careers in Psychology, plus great analytical and problem-solving skills, that are in demand from a wide range of professions. 
    Closeup of a Fetal Development Psychology textbook

Courses

Studying psychology at Durham allows you to understand the way we think, act and behave across a wide variety of topics and develop your analytical and problem-solving skills. We offer a range of BSc and joint honour programmes.
Durham students concentrating in a lecture

Careers and Employability

We are committed to helping you prepare for life beyond university. You will enter the workplace with knowledge relevant to careers in Psychology, plus great analytical and problem-solving skills, that are in demand from a wide range of professions. 
Closeup of a Fetal Development Psychology textbook
'The course combines a wide range of topics within psychology, allowing people to explore their individual interests as well as gaining valuable research-led teaching, particularly in tutorials, that would not be available in other psychology courses.' 

Sophie
Level 1