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Study psychology at Manchester

Discover the secrets of the brain, behaviour, health and wellbeing in a world-leading research environment.

Taught master’s in psychology

Our courses are designed to prepare you for a range of career paths. Whatever your area of interest, our postgraduate degrees will prepare you for your future career in psychology.

Learn from top researchers and experts

Manchester is tackling the big questions in mental health and wellbeing. You will learn from researchers who collaborate internationally and work alongside the NHS, charities and public health bodies to best serve the community by making a difference to the health and wellbeing of society.

Faye Johnson

"Halfway through the course, I got a job as a research assistant in the NHS, helped largely by citing the research skills I was developing on the MSc."

Faye Johnson / MSc Health Psychology



Access unique facilities

Our students have access to first-class facilities such as a fully-furnished and equipped child study centre and a newly-built virtual reality suite. We also have links with local health, forensic and social care organisations, where placements may be taken.

Apply for psychology

If you’re ready to apply to a postgraduate degree at Manchester, here’s what you need to know.


Contact us

Course enquiries

tel: +44 (0)161 529 4563



General postgraduate taught enquiries

tel: +44 (0) 161 275 2077