Our courses

Our courses will give you insights into the very latest developments in psychology, using innovative and engaging teaching methods. You will develop a strong knowledge of: cognitive psychology, biological psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, personality and individual differences, historical and conceptual issues, research methods and practical psychology.

Why choose Loughborough?

There are so many great reasons why Loughborough is an excellent place to study psychology. Here are just a few:

Top 10 ranking

Our psychology courses have been ranked 7th in the UK for psychology by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, while our teaching has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Tailor your learning

The different courses and range of available pathways at Loughborough, allow you to tailor your studies to suit your individual interests and pursue a career path that you are passionate about.

Accredited courses

Our psychology courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society, enabling you to progress onto specialised psychology training in Clinical, Counselling, Business, Educational or Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Placement opportunities

All students have the opportunity to undertake a placement year or international study year. This has enabled our students to gain industry experience with Warner Bros., Unilever, UK Young Autism Project, IBM, Manchester United Football Club, Nike and Sony Europe Ltd, to name a few.

World's best

Psychology courses at Loughborough are delivered by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. The University has been ranked No.1 in the world for sports-related study in the QS World University Rankings by Subject in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.

When I rang up on A Level results day, I was offered a place through Clearing, so I arranged to come for a visit day immediately. I loved it the minute I got here - so Loughborough chose me, really! What struck me most was the family atmosphere it had - everyone genuinely wants the best for each other here.

Annabel BSc Psychology