Interested in why people think, feel and behave the way they do? Our psychology courses take a scientific approach to understanding the human mind.

  • We are a global top 200 university for Psychology according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.
  • Most of our courses are accredited* by the British Psychological Society, the first step to becoming a chartered psychologist.
  • You will have the support to gain practical work experience* in a field relevant to your future career aspirations.
  • You’ll be offered opportunities to participate in exciting field trips* to a range of European and overseas destinations, such as the United States.
  • You will be taught by current staff with many years industry experience as forensic, sports, organisational and health psychologists, many of whom are also research active.

Our Psychology facilities

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Specialist facilities

Specialist teaching facilities include an observation suite, counselling rooms and specialist software, such as OpenSesame experiment builder, E-Prime, SPSS statistical analysis, Pinnacle Studio and NVIVO.

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The Library

The library provides you with access to subject-specific databases. These are full of journal articles related to Psychology, and guidance on how to find and access to psychological tests and measures.


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Prison cells

Our Criminology and Psychology students can use our mock cells to experience the practical aspects of life in prison.



More than a course

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