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Best Global Universities for Psychology Degree by QS

Review best universities & colleges for Psychology degree ranked by QS

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by QS, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Psychology

Psychology is a branch of science that deals with the scientific study of human mind and behavior. The study in the field helps you develop excellent analytical and oratory skills, provides platform to master the art of conflict resolution in addition to knowledge on social and cognitive behavior processes. A degree in psychology opens doors to numerous career options. Psychologists as scientists and researchers delve into study of human behavior that serves as a platform to address interpersonal relationships, crime, terrorism, education, public health, economy and other contemporary issues. 

Various Major under Psychology

Psychology as a branch has many sub specialties due to its origin from multiple disciplines including medicine, biology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics and many others. You may choose a major in psychology depending on the area of work you want to get associated with. A few majors among them are forensic psychology, sleep psychology, industrial – organizational psychology, clinical psychology, behavioral and cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and professional geropsychology.

Career opportunities for Psychology

Skills and Knowledge acquired through your psychology degree can be applied to numerous streams apart from social service. A range of successful job profiles include 1) Rehabilitation Specialist 2) Psychiatric Technician 3) Case Manager 4) Career Counselor 5) Forensic Psychologist 6) Psychometrist 7) Human Resource Personnel 8) Educational Psychologist 9) Clinical Psychologist 10) Social service Specialist 11) Parole Officer 12) Marketing manager 13) Advertising Manager 14) Industrial and Organizational Psychologist 15) Marriage and Family Therapist

Below is a list of top Psychology Universities sorted by QS

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

1
QS
1
US News
1
Shanghai
6
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

2
QS
3
US News
3
Shanghai
1
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
3
QS
20
US News
36
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
4
Guardian
University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

4
QS
6
US News
13
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
1
Guardian

University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

5
QS
31
US News
16
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

6
QS
9
US News
5
Shanghai
9
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
7
QS
7
US News
2
Shanghai
4
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
5
Guardian
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

8
QS
4
US News
4
Shanghai
7
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

9
QS
24
US News
51-75
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

10
QS
13
US News
12
Shanghai
8
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
New York University

New York University

United States of America

11
QS
22
US News
9
Shanghai
11
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

12
QS
4
US News
7
Shanghai
18
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
13
QS
25
US News
37
Shanghai
10
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

14
QS
12
US News
6
Shanghai
3
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
15
QS
10
US News
14
Shanghai
14
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

16
QS
43
US News
11
Shanghai
5
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

17
QS
39
US News
51-75
Shanghai
2
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
17
QS
14
US News
51-75
Shanghai
33
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
19
QS
8
US News
8
Shanghai
22
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
-
Guardian
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

20
QS
2
US News
23
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Financial Times
11
Guardian
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