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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.

Inspired to understand pain

Tess Rugg seated with a tree behind

Tess Rugg explains how her placement in pain research has given her skills and confidence to consider a PhD in Psychology.

Our research and people

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

Get involved with our department

We're always looking for organisations and our wider community to take part in our research and outreach activities. You can see more opportunities further down the page.


Our latest news and updates.

Health anxiety around Covid-19

A woman isolating inside the house, holding a cup of tea looking out of the window with worry

Hear Senior Lecturer Dr Jo Daniels explain how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques might help us with feelings of anxiety during this pandemic.

Seminar series 2019

Schedule of events

Awards and accolades

Our awards, rankings and reputation

Upcoming events

View the upcoming events in our Department.

Bath Employment Spring School for Autism 2020

31 Mar 2020 9.00am 10 West, University of Bath

If you're an autistic student or graduate (with or without diagnosis), then this event provides support and guidance for the transition from university to work.

Autism Summer School 2020

25 Aug 2020 12.00pm The Chancellors' Building, University of Bath

This residential event at the University of Bath allows students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to experience aspects of university and student life.

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.

Current staff and students can access the Research Hub.

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.

If you're a current student, you can find your course contact.