Skip to main content

Studying with us

Search Royal Holloway

Studying with us

Why choose Psychology at Royal Holloway?

Student satisfaction

Our National Student Survey results are consistently in the top 10%. Our students appreciate the accessibility of our staff, and Personal Tutors provide personalised advice and support throughout your degree

Quality, award-winning teaching

We're passionate about our teaching and you'll be part of a dynamic and engaging community of learning. Dissertations and research projects are supervised by experts in the field.

World-class research

World-leading research that informs our teaching. We are a top 10 UK department for research excellence according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 results. Our world-class researchers teach at all levels of our degree courses, giving you the opportunity to learn from researchers at the forefront of the discipline. 

State-of-the-art facilities

Excellent facilities are available for both teaching and research. We have our own magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner, used to measure brain activity in experiments. Other facilities include apparatus to stimulate areas in the brain (TMS), instruments for recording electrical changes in the brain (EEG), eye-tracking, body movement tracking, sleep lab for investigating brain activity during sleep, and a dedicated ‘baby lab’ for studying the development of young infants.

Excellent career prospects

Our varied programme of innovative courses and placement opportunities through established connections equip students with a wide portfolio of transferable skills, giving you the edge in your career path. 90% of our graduates go on to work or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2018). 

Explore Royal Holloway

All undergraduates starting with us in 2020 onwards have the opportunity to take a Placement Year, which will add even more value to your studies.

There are lots of exciting ways to get involved at Royal Holloway. Discover new interests and enjoy existing ones

Heading to university is exciting. Finding the right place to live will get you off to a good start

Whether you need support with your health or practical advice on budgeting or finding part-time work, we can help

Discover more about our 21 departments and schools

Find out why Royal Holloway is in the top 25% of UK universities for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’

They say the two most important days of your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why

Discover world-class research at Royal Holloway

Discover more about who we are today, and our vision for the future

Royal Holloway began as two pioneering colleges for the education of women in the 19th century, and their spirit lives on today

We’ve played a role in thousands of careers, some of them particularly remarkable

Find about our decision-making processes and the people who lead and manage Royal Holloway today