10 Reasons to Choose the School
10 reasons to choose Psychology at Queens
There are many reasons to choose Psychology at Queen’s; especially our quality teaching, research, history, facilities and gender equality commitment. This page highlights our key strengths.
Our teaching receives consistently high satisfaction ratings by our students, our external examiners, and our accrediting body, the British Psychological Society (BPS)Find out more
We embed employability throughout our undergraduate programme and are proud to offer both year-long and short-term placements to our Psychology at Queen's students.Work Placements with Psychology
We are committed to supporting you through our Transition into Higher Education Programme. Our dedicated Student Support Officer working alongside our Personal Tutors and Advisors of Study will guide you from welcome week through to graduation.
We're rated 9th in the UK for Research Intensity and tied 18th for Research Impact according to REF 2014 with almost two thirds of our submitted case studies being classed as outstanding in terms of global reach and research significance.
Our research is built on a solid foundation of state of the art research infrastructure, backed up by a talented technical support team dedicated to PsychologyResearch Environment & Culture
The School is proud to have been awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Gold Award initially in 2014 and again in 2017. Athena SWAN recognises advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.Athena Swan Awards
We offer two professional taught Doctorates in Clinical and Educational Psychology, training the Clinical and Educational Psychologists of tomorrow. Both courses are accredited by both BPS and HCPC with graduates eligible to join the HCPC register.Professional Courses
We offer a diverse range of postgraduate options – even if you don’t already have a degree in Psychology.Postgraduate Taught Courses
We welcome international students and staff to our School Community each year, and encourage our students to spend part of their degree studying abroad.International Study with Psychology