Postgraduate programmes


The popularity of our psychology courses reflects our fascination with how we live our lives. Psychologists aim to develop an understanding of why people think, act, react and interact in certain ways, both as individuals and within groups. Our courses build on our academic expertise and practical insight.


  • Our courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society and cover all of its stipulated core topics. The Doctorate in Counselling Psychology is also approved by the Health and Care Professions Council
  • We have a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship in Psychology
  • Benefit from our strong links with HM Prison Service, the National Probation Service, Cleveland Police, youth offender teams, psychological services and Victim Support Teesside
  • Our research involves close collaboration with local communities and organisations in criminal justice, health and domestic violence
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