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As one of the top psychology departments in the UK, we're consistently ranked among the top tier in national league tables and higher education guides. Our research and teaching enhance one another, bringing students in touch with the frontiers of psychological knowledge. And we offer a varied programme of innovative courses that equip students with a wide portfolio of transferable skills.

Research

  • Ranked sixth in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Teaching

In the 2015 National Student Survey

  • 96 per cent of students were satisfied with the delivery of our programmes 
  • 99 per cent agreed that staff are good at explaining topics.

Employability

  • 90 per cent of our students were employed or in further study within six months of graduating (Unistats 2015).

 


Harsimran, PhD student

Harsimran

"I came to the UK to pursue a PhD in Psychology at Royal Holloway, after completing my Masters in India. This decision was influenced by the strong REF ratings of the psychology department and consistent high ranking of the university overall in UK league tables. I couldn’t have made a better choice.

The academic environment is stimulating, with a strong emphasis on high-quality research. The multi-cultural community and student support networks are added benefits. I shall always value my experiences here very highly!"

  
 
 
 

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