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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.

Good Practice in Autism Education

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Autism is a highly varied condition and can be associated with exceptional academic ability to intellectual disability. Explore this in our free online course.

Latest departmental news

Our research staff and students are active on social media, sharing up-to-date research, news, and events from our department.

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Our research

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

Dr Jo Daniels and policy engagement

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Whether presenting findings in Parliament, or taking a secondment within government, learn about how Jo Daniels has built policy engagement into her work.

Our Department in the media

Due to their expertise and knowledge, our staff often engage in work with the media.

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.

Collaborate with us

We're interested in hearing from organisations and individuals that would like to work with us on:

  • research projects
  • consultancy
  • joint PhDs
  • collaborate on laboratory-based experiments
  • student placements and projects
  • schools visits
  • evaluation

You can explore other ways to collaborate with the University.

Register your interest in working with members of our Department
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Our latest news and updates.

Department of Psychology seminars

Find out more about the seminars taking place in the Department of Psychology.

View the schedule of our upcoming seminars
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Awards and accolades

Our awards, rankings and reputation.

Our people

We are proud of our teaching and research staff. With a highly experienced academic team and active engagement with external organisations, our work is relevant and informative.

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.

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