We focus on providing you with the skills and experience that you need in the graduate job market. Our courses are designed to enable
you to enter a wide variety of careers and our graduates have gone on to work for several well-known employers.
We are a dynamic and research-orientated department with an international reputation for
the high quality of our work in psychology and cognitive neuroscience. More than half of our research
was rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Assessment
Exercise (RAE, December 2008).
Our modern, purpose-built facilities and laboratories help create a stimulating research-focussed
environment, which feeds into our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Our research
strengths cover cognition, mental health, neuropsychology, sensory perception, social and
health psychology, and affective and cognitive neuroscience.
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- Stimulating and vibrant environment
- Exceptional research labs and facilities including our Centre for Brain Science
- Highly supportive staff who are world-leading academics
- Courses accredited by the British Psychological Society
- An ESRC-accredited Doctoral Training Centre
Our research is recognised internationally and has an impact across many areas. Our research
groups focus on cognitive psychology, sensory and cognitive neuroscience, and social psychology.
Our Research Experience Scheme enables our undergraduate students to develop
practical research skills. It gives you the opportunity to work alongside our world-leading academics on real research projects in cutting edge areas of psychology.
Labs and facilities
Our facilities include our Centre for Brain Science, featuring state-of-the-art equipment to directly
measure and modulate brain activity, plus a range of equipment to monitor eye movements and various indices of physiological response.