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We have a passion and a curiosity for Psychology at York St John University. Our tutors are conducting research in a diverse range of topics. Draw on their knowledge and experience as you become part of a thriving academic community.

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Psychology at York St John

A BSc degree in Psychology is your first step in a career as a psychologist. It can also be a way onto other career paths that require a science-based understanding of human behaviour.

When you join us, you become part of a thriving academic community, where staff work together with students to conduct original research and apply psychological science to everyday settings. We will help you to gain new knowledge, develop your skills, and discover where your interests lie. We have 3 Psychology degrees that are accredited by the professional body for psychologists in the UK, the British Psychological Society. 

Meet the Psychology community on our blog

Find out what to expect when you start your course, have a look through our student work showcase and become part of our thriving community by following our blog.


Psychology BSc (Hons)

Psychology is an exciting and diverse field of study dedicated to understanding, describing, predicting and controlling behaviour and thought. This programme provides a scientific approach to understanding people, their behaviour and thinking, while...

Psychology with Child Development BSc (Hons)

In our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Child Development you will use psychological science to understand typical and atypical development in children. Working with a team of developmental psychologists, you will build on a strong grounding in core areas...

Psychology with Counselling BSc (Hons)

Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Psychology with Counselling programme provides a sound education in the scientific foundations of Psychology whilst also introducing you to the specific skills required in Counselling. The programme...

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Virtual Open Day academic session

Our next Virtual Open Day will be held on Saturday 17 October.

The academic session for Psychology will take place at 11.00am.

To join this session, you will need to join the Unibuddy room for the School of Education, Languages and Psychology.

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Student subject talks

Our Student Ambassadors will talk about their experiences of studying at York St John and answer any questions you may have.

Upcoming subject talks:

Wednesday 7 October, 7.00pm

Sunday 11 October, 11.00am

Sunday 18 October, 12.00pm

Tuesday 20 October, 7.00pm

You can join any of these sessions. To join your talk, you just need to join the Study Talk Unibuddy room at the start time.

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