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.
Largest scientific study of its kind finds climate anxiety affects the daily life and functioning of nearly half of children and young people surveyed globally.
Sir David Attenborough hails ‘remarkable’ Climate Assembly UK and calls on leaders to give people confidence that environmental changes needed are possible.
Psychologists are keen to understand whether a popular mindfulness app could offer fresh hope for people with asthma.
Blog: Amy Hill, Hannah Burke, Giulia Grogan, Jain Lemom and Tina Skinner make policy recommendations to support migrant victim-survivors of domestic abuse.
A new psychology study from researchers at the University of Bath focuses on the relationship between autism and green behaviours.
Research published in Royal Society Open Science from Lorraine Whitmarsh finds that people have judged COVID risks by the magnitude of the policy response.
We are investigating the impact of cognitive response styles on subjective feelings of stress and mental resources.
We are seeking participants with or without trauma history to take part in a study about the effects of trauma and PTSD on multisensory emotion processing.
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.
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 Keogh from the Bath Centre for Pain Research will lead a new consortium focused on the psychosocial mechanisms of chronic pain.
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
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.