Study in the School of Psychology 

We are one of the largest and most active psychology departments in Britain with an excellent reputation for teaching and research, gaining 23 out of 24 in the QAA Quality Assessment Review of teaching. We were ranked fifth in the UK for research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The Hills building foyerAt Birmingham you will study many different aspects of Psychology from child development to psychopharmacology, social psychology to neuroscience. Our School of Psychology is one of the largest in the UK, with approximately 800 undergraduate students, 250 postgraduates and 90+ research and teaching staff whose interests include all areas of contemporary psychology.

As a psychology student at Birmingham, you will have access to purpose-built facilities specifically equipped for work in human brain sciences (including brain imaging), psychophysiology, cognition and speech production, visual and auditory perception, food and nutritional psychology, psychopharmacology, social psychology, child development, clinical and forensic psychology.