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.
Gain a solid foundation in systemic theory and develop systemic skills you can use in your own work setting.
Autism is a highly varied condition and can be associated with exceptional academic ability to intellectual disability. Explore this in our free online course.
Recent psychology graduate, Ben Cachin, reflects on Virtual Reality research at Bath by speaking to researchers leading the way in this area.
New guidance from The University of Bath could help autistic adolescents living with chronic pain, get better treatment.
New research from the Dept of Psychology looked at physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms experienced by people taking antidepressants.
Roland Pease meets Prof Christopher Eccleston, Dr Emma Fisher and Prof Ed Keogh to learn about the work of the Centre for Pain Research.
New research shows how combining mindfulness with exercise boosts people’s mental health and wellbeing and could help change exercise habits.
Dr Abbie Jordan from Bath's Centre for Pain Research was involved in the new analysis published via the Cochrane Library.
Research from Dr Jo Daniels (Psychology) will be launched in Parliament via the APPG on Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics.
Prof Lorraine Whitmarsh, Dr Steve Westlake and CAST colleagues write for The Conversation.
Autism specialist within our Department of Psychology features as part of the new BBC 2 series presented by Chris Packham. (Links to BBC iPlayer).
Professor Greg Maio (Head of the Department of Psychology), and colleagues write for The Conversation.
We need participants for our research into the relationship between TikTok dance challenge videos and body dissatisfaction among young South Asian women.
Take part in our research study into the thoughts and feelings of people with Mental Contamination OCD in situations of perceived betrayal or disappointment.
We are looking for student volunteers to test a mental wellbeing app. You will need to use the app for 10 minutes every week for four weeks.
We are investigating the sources and prevalence of weight stigma experienced by young women and how it impacts their behaviours.
A study to explore the experiences of parenthood of Albanian mothers who have survived human trafficking and modern slavery.
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 Lorraine Whitmarsh and Dr Stuart Capstick write about the links between individual environmental actions and wider societal transformations.
Doctors turned comedians Adam Kay, Harry Hill and Phil Hammond team up with the University of Bath to highlight issues underscoring NHS retention crisis.
Research and engagement from Bath Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer Dr Jo Daniels has been recognised by The Society of Occupational Medicine.
Youth leaders and climate experts featured in COP28 premiere call for young people to be included in national climate teams and global decision-making.
Faye Sanders will speak to policymakers about how poor-quality housing is associated with biological susceptibility to depression at an event at Westminster.