Top 10 global universities to study psychology

Is studying human behaviour a passion for you?

It takes an understanding of general human behaviour deeply and passionately to be a psychologist. Many of us have it in us but just a few ever think of pursuing it as a career opportunity. A career in psychology opens up a dearth of opportunities world over. From schools and universities to corporates and health centers, every organization today hires psychologists and hence the opportunities are plentiful.

A graduation in Psychology is enough to be a designated and professional psychologist. It promises to be one of the most high-paying and respectable jobs of all times. Apart from being a professional psychologist, a career in law, management or education is another possibility for trained psychologists.

USA has come up as a popular choice for students desirous of a career in psychology. Employers around the world respect Psychology degrees from American institutions more than from any other countries. Here’s a list of Top 10 global universities to study psychology as per QS World University Rankings® 2011.

RankTitleCountryAcademicEmployerCitationsScore
1Harvard UniversityUnited States100.093.897.097.5
2University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom83.0100.088.089.1
3Stanford UniversityUnited States91.274.786.385.3
4University of OxfordUnited Kingdom77.887.576.880.5
5University of California, Berkeley (UCB)United States86.970.165.477.6
6University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)United State74.459.281.671.3
7Yale UniversityUnited States72.263.678.270.8
8The University of MelbourneAustralia68.067.966.366.3
9Princeton UniversityUnited States58.946.598.563.1
10McGill UniversityCanada61.945.370.058.5
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