Psychology at Manchester
Considering a career in psychology?
The BSc degree programme at Manchester is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS); it's essential to have a BPS accredited degree if you want to embark on a career as a professional psychologist. Find out about how to become a professional psychologist: BPS Careers.
There are many opportunities for psychology graduates; studying for a psychology degree is great preparation for careers that require:
If you study psychology at Manchester, you will develop an electronic skills portfolio alongside your academic studies; this will help you to appreciate the skills you have and provide evidence for your skills to potential employers.
University of Manchester graduates are some of the most sought after graduates by UK employers. Many of our psychology graduates go on to establish great careers in a variety of occupations, for example, in:
Studying at Manchester
If you choose to study at Manchester, you will be taught by teaching fellows and academic psychologists who are dedicated to providing research led teaching of the highest standard. You will learn from the psychologists who are making the latest discoveries in the field and a team of teaching fellows will support your learning by helping you to develop efficient study skills.
We are working hard to provide a course that delivers the best combination of academic learning and transferable skills, so that you will have the greatest opportunities to develop your future career.
What current/past students think of our programmes
Dan Roberts Psychology (MRes)
"I believe the MRes made me a more desirable applicant when I came to apply for Research Assistant posts."
- See more student perspectives on our courses
Psychology @ Manchester Blog
See regular blog entries from staff and students, find links to videos podcasts, interviews and news of our social events. We hope to encourage discussion and the free exchange of ideas.
Course details, entry requirements and how to apply
- Psychology (MRes)
- Clinical and Health Psychology (MSc)
- Cognitive Brain Imaging (MSc)
- Psychology (MPhil)
- Psychology (PhD)
North West Doctoral Training Centre funding
Eligible to psychology PhD students and Masters students who also wish to undertake a PhD
Psychology research investigates:
- Language development and disorders
- Cognition and cognitive neuroscience
- Neuroscience and aphasia
Clinical and health psychology
For more details on our research, see: Research groupings
For research staff members, see: Staff: A-Z
British Psychological Society
The representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.