Oxford is ranked top for Psychology. The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education awarded a maximum score of 24 for teaching and learning quality in their review of Psychology at Oxford University. It also achieved outstanding results in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008, 35% of the Department's work was rated in the highest category 4* ('world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour'), with a further 45% rated as 3* ('internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour').
 
Top UK institutions for Psychology Programs:

League Table 2010 (top 10 list):
1 Oxford
2 UCL
3 St Andrews
4 Royal Holloway
5 Bristol
6 Birmingham
7 Glasgow
8 York
9 Aberdeen
10 Sheffield

League Table 2004:
1 Oxford
2 York
3 Royal Holloway
4 University College London
5 St Andrews
6 Bristol
7 Nottingham
8 Durham
9 Exeter
10 Aston
11 Surrey
12 Nottingham Trent
13 Westminster
14 Reading
15 Leicester
16 East London
17 Cardiff
18 Loughborough
19 Edinburgh
20 Sheffield
21 Glasgow
22 Stirling
23 APU
24 Keele
25 Leeds
26 Bath
27 Lancaster
28 Warwick
29 Hertfordshire
30 Newcastle
31 Birmingham
32 Essex
33 Southampton
34 Manchester
35 Plymouth
36 Staffordshire
37 Bolton Institute of HE
38 Canterbury Christ Church Uni Col
39 Brunel
40 Oxford Brookes
41 Wales, Bangor
42 Middlesex
43 Goldsmiths Col
44 De Montfort
45 Dundee
46 Bournemouth
47 Buckinghamshire Chilterns Uni Col
48 Kent at Canterbury
49 Lincoln
50 Ulster
51 Hull
52 Luton
53 Thames Valley
54 Gloucestershire
55 Sheffield Hallam
56 Portsmouth
57 City
58 Roehampton
59 Northumbria Uni at Newcastle
60 Trinity & All Saints College
61 Sussex
62 Liverpool
63 Greenwich
64 Liverpool Hope Col
65 Queen's Belfast
66 Huddersfield
67 Napier
68 Aberdeen
69 Wales, Swansea
70 West of England
71 Central Lancashire
72 Wolverhampton
73 King Alfred's Col
74 Edge Hill Col of HE
75 Coventry
76 Teesside
77 Wales Institute, Cardiff
78 Abertay Dundee Uni
79 Manchester Metropolitan
80 Uni Col Worcester
81 Bath Spa Uni Col
82 Derby
83 Glasgow Caledonian
84 Strathclyde
85 Southampton Institute
86 Chester Col of HE
87 Leeds Metropolitan
88 Uni Col Northampton
89 Paisley
90 East Anglia
91 Glamorgan
92 Liverpool John Moores
93 Sunderland
94 York St John Col
95 South Bank
96 Bradford
97 Kingston

Source: Guardian University Guide

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