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Psychology

Psychology students tend to work on a combination of upper-division psychology electives and upper-division SSHA electives when they study abroad. Here are suggested programs for different students:

QS World University Rankings for Psychology 2015

Univ. of Manchester, England

The Univ. of Manchester enjoys a top 50 worldwide ranking. Consider taking courses focusing on cognition, personality, developmental psychology, psychological health, and more.

Special note: For the Univ. of Manchester, you will need to apply to the "English Universities" program and rank the Univ. of Manchester as your top choice.

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Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong

The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong is the most highly ranked institution in all of Asia for psychology, and courses are available in English. Work on courses in areas like personality, psychological health, behavior, abnormal psychology, cognition, and more.

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Univ. of Queensland, Australia

The Univ. of Queensland lands in the top 20 institutions for psychology and one of the best in Australia. Take on courses focusing on developmental psychology, personality, cognition, organizational behavior, and more.

Special note: For the Univ. of Queensland, you will need to apply to the "Australian Universities" program and rank the Univ. of Queensland as your top choice.

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Utrecht Univ., Netherlands

The Netherlands is home to many institutions with strength programs in psychology. Take courses in areas like developmental psychology, behavior, and especially personality, along with others.

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Yonsei Univ., South Korea

Take psychology courses in English at this bilingual university. Consider taking courses in personality, cognition, developmental psychology, psychological health, behavior, clinical psychology, and much more.

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Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark

With a tremendous selection of psychology courses entirely in English, you could take courses on personality, psychological health, clinical psychology, cognition, brain and behavior, developmental psychology, and more.

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Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand

Considered the best university for psychology in New Zealand and holding a top 50 worldwide ranking, it could be a great destination for coursework in developmental psychology, personality, cognition, brain & behavior, psychological health, clinical psychology, and more.

Special note: For the Univ. of Auckland, you will need to apply to the "New Zealand Universities" program and rank the Univ. of Auckland as your top choice.

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National Univ. of Singapore

Also in the top 50 worldwide for psychology is the National Univ. of Singapore, where courses are available entirely in English. NUS has significant offerings in developmental psychology, organizational psychology, psychological health, and cognition.

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Univ. of Edinburgh, Scotland

Considered the best university for psychology in Scotland and in the top 50 worldwide, the Univ. of Edinburgh offers you a wide range of relevant courses including brain & behavior, personality, cognition, and developmental psychology.

Special note: For the Univ. of Edinburgh, you will need to apply to the "Scottish Universities" program and rank the Univ. of Edinburgh as your top choice.

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Bilkent Univ., Turkey

Bilkent Univ. is a hidden gem in Central Turkey where courses are taught in English and housing is free! Bilkent offers psychology courses in abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology, brain & behavior, organizational psychology, personality, social psychology, psychological testing, and more.

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2015 QS World University Rankings for Psychology & Programs Accessible with UCEAP

Rank Institution
1 Harvard Univ., USA
2 Univ. of Cambridge, UK
3 Stanford Univ., USA
4 Univ. of Oxford, UK
5 Univ. of California, Los Angeles, USA
5 Yale Univ., USA
7 Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA
7 Univ. of Michigan, USA
9 Univ. College London, UK
10 Princeton Univ., USA
11 New York Univ., USA
11 Univ. of Amsterdam, Netherlands
13 Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA
14 Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
15 Univ. of New South Wales, Australia
16 Columbia Univ., USA
17 Univ. of Chicago, USA
18 Univ. of Queensland, Australia
18 Univ. of Toronto, Canada
20 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
21 Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
22 Kings College London, UK
23 McGill Univ., Canada
24 Univ. of Sydney,  Australia
24 Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
26 Australian National Univ.
27 Univ. of Western Australia
28 Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand
29 Univ. of Minnesota, USA
30 Ghent Univ., Belgium
31 Univ. of Otago, New Zealand
32 Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA
33 Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
34 Univ. of Hong Kong
35 Duke Univ., USA
36 Cardiff Univ.
37 Univ. of Edinburgh, UK
38 Northwestern Univ., USA
39 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
40 London School of Economics and Political Science (study abroad offerings do not include psychology)
41 National Univ. of Singapore
41 Univ. of Manchester, UK
43 Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
44 Nanyang Techonological Univ., Singapore
45 Brown Univ., USA
46 Ohio State Univ., USA
46 Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
48 Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam, Netherlands
48 Monash Univ., Australia
50 Radboud Univ., Netherlands