Department of Psychology

A large and growing team of staff offers expertise in a broad spectrum of psychology topics, which allows our students to work across traditional boundaries.

Study psychology

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.


Undergraduate courses in psychology

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Our degrees provide you with a solid grounding across the psychology discipline, with particular focus on cognitive, health, social and clinical psychology.


Our research and people

Our research is concerned with clinical, cognitive, developmental, environmental, health, and social aspects of psychology.


Psychology research

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Research excellence for us means being an internationally recognised, research-intensive department that focuses on theoretically informed applied psychology.

Take part in autism research

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We're looking for adults with and without autism to take part in our research to develop techniques to support those with autism to recall events in interviews.



News

Our latest news and updates.


Upcoming events

See our upcoming events.


Are two heads better than one?

28 Feb 2018 5.00pm 10 West 2.47, University of Bath

In this Centre for Applied Autism Research annual lecture, Professor Dame Uta Frith and Professor Chris Frith will discuss their research into decision making.

Awards and accoldades

Our awards, rankings and reputation


About the Department of Psychology

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and students can get involved in our lively research environment and open seminars.

With more than 70 academic staff, 100 postgraduates and 500 undergraduates, we have a distinctive research profile and record of cutting-edge, theoretically informed research in applied psychology.


10 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

Contact our Department office with any general queries or our admissions team about our undergraduate courses.