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.
A new study from Bath's Jo Daniels and Sophie Harris captures the scale of the challenge faced by healthcare professionals responding to the pandemic.
Blog: Katharine Lee discusses climate change education and why it should be taught across the curriculum, not just Geography and Science.
The Westminster Commission on Autism report argues that people awaiting referrals for an autism diagnosis need more help and support.
A two-minute passive-test that measures people’s brain waves in response to a series of images, 'Fastball EEG', could help expand early dementia diagnosis.
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.
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
Dr Paula Smith from our Department of Psychology was involved in developing the new toolkit with teams from UWE Bristol and the Race Equality Foundation.
Could living a simpler life with no modern comforts, cut off from the modern world be better for us?
On the second anniversary of Covid-19 lockdown in the UK, a new psychology paper highlights the mental health impacts lockdown had on those living in the UK.
Hear from four scientists from across the University talking about their research and how they got into science.
Meat alternatives are everywhere but for men there is often a visceral attachment to slaughter-derived meat - Dr Chris Bryant writes for The Conversation.
A new study will explore experiences of people with food hypersensitivities when eating out and implications for industry, policymakers, and practitioners.
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.