University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a World Top 100 University. You’ll be taught by leading scientists and clinicians who directly inform the curriculum from their new and exciting research. With state-of-the-art clinical facilities and infrastructure, we promote an environment that encourages and advances research with real-world impact. At Leeds, we want to help aspiring students tap into their potential. We are committed to attracting future leading researchers, like you.

Home to our tight-knit community of students from around the world, the Leeds campus offers a warm welcome and boasts superb extra-curricular opportunities. Along-side our stimulating academic environment, you’ll also have the chance to expand your personal interests and to sample life in a dynamic and diverse city.

Intercalating is your chance to discover what interests you both personally and professionally. It’s an opportunity to take stock, look beyond the core medical curriculum and turn your attention to specialist skills and topics. Intercalating in Psychology is an investment in your future career. With us, you will develop the transferable skills you need to help you complete your medical degree, and enter your chosen field.

Our Course

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour and experience. The way people think and behave can have a huge impact on their state of health/illness. Understanding how and why individuals think and act as they do is fundamental to the practice of both medicine and dentistry. Although various aspects of behaviour are studied in other disciplines, a special feature of psychology is that it uses a wide range of empirical and statistical techniques for collecting and analysing information. Intercalating in Psychology will enable a much deeper understanding of human behaviour from an empirical perspective.

The School of Psychology is distinguished in both research and teaching and offers students a dynamic, challenging and inspiring learning environment. Many of our academics have strong links with the British Psychological Society and many collaborate with institutions world-wide in conducting cutting-edge research. Thus, Psychology at Leeds is always forward-moving, relevant and global.

Capitalising on our research excellence and expertise, the programme is delivered by leading researchers, knowledgeable in the latest advances in Psychology. We adopt an apprenticeship model, whereby students design and manage their own research which plugs into ongoing research in the School.
The programme is characterised by:

  • High-quality training in all aspects of research methods
  • Diverse modules taught by staff at the cutting edge of research in their field
  • Modules that fulfil the highest standards in terms of professional recognition
  • A modern, personalised learning environment that supports employability and career development

Entry requirements

Medical students from other universities may apply for entry to intercalated undergraduate (BSc/BA) programmes of study offered at Leeds; please review individual course entry requirements.

Closing date

Midnight 30th January 2022