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If you have a questioning attitude and good reasoning skills, you will really enjoy the world opened up by Psychology. Psychology has links to the natural sciences, the social sciences and the arts, so it is likely to appeal to a wide variety of people. Our undergraduate programme has core modules that will introduce you to major theories and research methods, and you will also have a chance to choose option modules in specialist areas (e.g. counselling, clinical and forensic psychology). We offer a broad range of graduate taught and research programmes for further graduate training.
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