Our degrees provide you with a solid grounding across the psychology discipline, with particular focus on cognitive, health, social and clinical psychology.
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.
We offer a range of taught postgraduate options at master's level.
View our MPhil, PhD and professional doctorates courses in the Department of Psychology.
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Sasha Johnson talks about her first few weeks at Bath, explains how she became part of the student community, and shares her advice for new students.
Education leaders need to refocus efforts to address issues around loneliness and social isolation felt by many young people during the pandemic.
Analysis suggests that as lockdown measures ease there is a small window of opportunity in which to shift people’s habits towards pro-environmental choices.
New psychology research suggests adults are more compassionate and donate more to charity when they are in the presence of children.
Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations Lorraine Whitmarsh is among Reuters' list of the world’s top climate scientists.
New survey results released to mark Earth Day 2021.
Research from Bath psychologists suggests schools could introduce quieter alternatives to playtime to help children with Developmental Language Disorder.
This study will research and evaluate how the pandemic has changed young people's habits and choices, with a view to shaping their future lifestyles.
Researchers in the Department of Psychology invite you to take part in their research about the impact of the experience of betrayal on mental well-being.
This study will explore whether an immersive virtual reality environment can recreate the feelings of a young child in mothers.
We're looking for volunteers to take part in research to help us identify strategies for improving sleep.
We're interested in hearing from organisations and individuals that would like to work with us on:
- research projects
- joint PhDs
- collaborate on laboratory-based experiments
- student placements and projects
- schools visits
You can explore other ways to collaborate with the University.Register your interest in working with members of our Department
Professor Hamilton-Giachritsis and colleagues will present a one-day, free event focusing on the impacts of knife crime beyond big cities.
Developmental psychologist Dr Nathalia Gjersoe was one of the key scientific advisors helping shape and inform the new global TV series on child development.
Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats awarded £5.3m funding for new behavioural and social science study into security threats to UK
Cognitive psychologist Dr Punit Shah from our Department of Psychology is spearheading a new network which will focus on conditions such as ADHD and autism.
Bath researchers to join team of UK’s world-leading cyber security experts in new £8.6 million centre to protect citizens online
CAMERA and CREATE lab will be part of a major £46 million regional project on digital media technologies
We are well renowned for excellent teaching and research with an enthusiastic academic team and a lively research environment.
Our External Advisory Board provides strategic advice to help guide the teaching, research, and other activities of the Department of Psychology.
The committee considers research protocols from staff and students in the Department of Psychology to assess the suitability in terms of research ethics.