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Department of Psychology

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The University of Cambridge offers two undergraduate courses (triposes) in which psychology can be studied in depth:


Teaching in the Department is delivered by academic staff, many of whom are world leaders in their field. Several members of staff are Fellows of the Royal Society. Teaching takes the form of lectures, seminars, practical classes and supervisions.

In the Guardian's University Guide 2022: league table for psychology, The Times Good University Guide 2023, and the World University Ranking 2022, Cambridge is top for psychology.


How to apply to the University of Cambridge?


➡ Further information about the PBS course


Psychology teaching in both the PBS and NST is accredited by the British Psychological Society. Students who wish to become professional psychologists are eligible for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society, providing that they gain a minimum of second class honours and have studied psychology in the second and third years of PBS or NST.

The British Psychological Society logo, showing that the university is accredited by them