About the School of Psychology


The School of Psychology is one of the strongest and most active psychology departments in the country. We are ranked among the top five psychology departments for research and have a reputation for excellent teaching.

With around 800 undergraduates, 250 postgraduates and more than 90 research and teaching staff we are one of the largest psychology departments in the country. 

Our BSc Psychology and MSci programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society. We offer a range of postgraduate courses at MSc, MA, MRes and PhD level, from Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics, to Forensic Psychology.

The School's research is supported by approximately £8 million grants per year and has the latest equipment and four specialised research centres:

Staff and students benefit from our extensive links with local hospitals and clinics, other universities, schools and nurseries, industrial companies and local and national government departments.