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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.

Our research

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

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

Awards and accolades

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.

Current staff and students can access the Research Hub.

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

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