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School of Psychology

The School of Psychology provides a stimulating and supportive environment in which to study psychology from undergraduate through to postgraduate and doctoral level. The School has been offering accredited programmes in psychology for more than 35 years and over the past 15 years has developed and strengthened the taught portfolio to become one of the largest providers of psychology education and training in the London and the South East. The School offers a range of Masters and Professional Doctorate programmes in the areas of Clinical Health, Counselling Psychology, Work Psychology, and Forensic Psychology, as well a conversion programme for graduates from other disciplines who are seeking a career change or development as a professional psychologist. As a consequence, one of the distinctive features of the School is the wide range of professional and applied psychologists on our teaching establishment. Many of our courses are professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society and the Health Care Professions Council.

The School is also active in research and has internationally recognised research capability in a number of areas including developmental psychology, social psychology, addiction and mental health, and cognitive psychology.

The School has laboratory facilities in the Holloway Road Science Centre and Tech Tower buildings. These include: Sensory lab, Psychophysiological lab, Observation Lab, Health Clinic, Usability Lab and Psychology Project Lab. The laboratory facilities have been designed to be flexible and provide support for a wide variety of psychological research and teaching. All Psychology labs are bookable by individual students or student practical groups.

Latest news from the School

Who is responsible for accurate science reporting?"

Senior Lecturers Dr Samir Nuseibeh and Dr Esther Murray participated in an open debate 'Reading the news is bad for your health', scientists say

Ghost in your genes

A psychology research seminar by Prof Marcus Pembrey

School of Psychology team hacks education

A small team from the School of Psychology at London Met participated in a Hackathon event organised by Unitu

School of Psychology staff on ITV and BBC shows

The secrets of Black Friday revealed: So how do companies persuade us to spend?

London is a wonderful city but is it the best that it could be?

Dr Esther Murray, School of Psychology, reports on a new blog called Changing London which was launched about two months ago to crowd source ideas for the next London mayor.

Sequence Learning Study

Postgraduate student Maren Hentschel investigates sequence learning in black children with and without a diagnosis of autism

Dr Tsivrikos on Consumer Trust

Given the latest consumer rights incident, concerning horsemeat in beef burgers ... Dr Tsivrikos gave his expert opinion regarding these issues on a live SKY NEWS interview.

Rewriting the psychology of electric cars

Research by consumer psychologist Dr Louise Bunce reveals surprising public opinions on electric car debate

Courses in the School