Department of Psychology‌

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Why study Psychology at Sunderland:

  • Our BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and MSc Psychology courses are accredited as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • 95% of Psychology students are satisfied with the overall quality of the course at Sunderland according to the National Student Survey 2012, the highest for all psychology departments in the North East for the 4th year running
  • Psychology at Sunderland was ranked fourth in the UK for assessment and feedback and personal development, sixth for academic support, and eighth for teaching on the course in The National Student Survey 2012
  • Rated first out of 108 Psychology departments in the UK for Teaching Excellence by the Sunday Times University Guide 2012



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