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Department of Psychology


Psychology department ranked joint third in the UK for research

The Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway has been placed joint third in the country by The Times Higher Education following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 results


New staff spotlight: Dr David Plans

David started as a lecturer in the department a few months ago. We caught up with him to find out what he has planned for the new term and how he enjoyed his time at Royal Holloway so far.

New staff spotlight: Courtney Hooton

Courtney recently made the jump from student to staff. We asked her about her PhD and teaching plans.

86% overall student satisfaction.

Source: NSS, 2021

Joint 3rd in the UK for research quality

Source: Times Higher Education, 2022

14th in the UK for Psychology graduate prospects

Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022