The vibrant School of Psychology owes its origins to Nobel Laureate Sir Charles Sherrington and continues to attract world leading faculty.

With close links to the University’s research institutes, and to global academic and professional communities, the School offers students the latest in research-led teaching – with an emphasis on applying psychological concepts to real-world issues.1

The School of Psychology’s online postgraduate programmes focus on cross-cultural understanding and international contexts, drawing on the School’s strength in this area. Online collaboration reinforces this aspect, bringing together participants from different countries, professional backgrounds and from across the School’s online psychology programmes.

Research excellence

80% of the University’s research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience rates as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014).

Online psychology master’s degrees:

Each online master’s degree takes an average of 2.5 years to complete.

For professionals interested in furthering their knowledge of psychology, the University also offers a 12-month online programme that consists of the first four modules of the MSc in Psychology:

1 The University of Liverpool Online Programmes does not offer programmes that lead to professional licensure. Some career options may require additional experience, training or other factors beyond successful completion of the above-mentioned online degree programmes.

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