Read about our Masters and PhD programmes

Why psychology at Edinburgh?

  • We're ranked 6th in the UK and 24th in the world for psychology (QS World University Rankings by subject 2024).

  • Psychology is rated 3rd in the UK by Times Higher Education for the quality and breadth of the research using the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

  • Opportunity to specialise in prominent research areas of our department including; social psychology, cognitive neuropsychology, individual differences or language psychology.

View our programmes in psychology and find out about our vibrant, international and welcoming community.

Masters programmes

Course content, fees, funding and how to apply

PhD Psychology programme

The University of Edinburgh has one of the top-ranked Psychology departments in the UK for research.

Our postgraduate community

Get to know our vibrant, international and welcoming community.