UCL Psychology and Language Sciences



The UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences is the top-ranked university in Europe and second in the world for psychology (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022).
Why study at PALS

Why study with us?

We are rated the best place in Europe to study psychology by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

Undergraduate study at PALS

Undergraduate degrees

Our research and teaching cover areas ranging from cognition, neuroscience and linguistics to education, communication, medicine, health and phonetics. 

PALS postgraduate taught

Postgraduate taught degrees

Whether you want to join the next generation of academic researchers or build a career in another field, our outstanding academic staff and facilities will support your ambitions.

Postgraduate research at PALS

Postgraduate research degrees

We offer cutting-edge resources such as extensive laboratories for research in speech and language, perception and cognition, a centre for brain imaging and a behavioural neuroscience laboratory.

Continuing professional development at PALS

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We offer a wide range of professional development courses to enhance your professional status in your working life.

Behavioural Insights Exchange

Behavioural Insights Exchange

The Behavioural Insights Exchange (BIX) enables you to undertake a dedicated research project with an external organisation. 

PALS meet the researcher

Meet the researcher

Researchers from across the division talk about their research specialisms and what inspires them.

PALS alumni

Our alumni

From research to working with industry, find out what our alumni go on to do after their degrees. 

PALS student testimonials

Student testimonials

Find out what our students have to say about studying at the UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences.