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School of Psychology

The School of Psychology has been offering degrees in psychology for well over 35 years. Many of our experienced staff are also practitioners and provide a stimulating and supportive environment in which to study psychology. Many of the courses are professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society and the Health Professions Council.

In addition the School offers a range of Masters and Doctoral programmes in professional areas of psychology such as occupational, health, counselling and forensic psychology as well as research degrees. The School has an internationally recognised research capability covering a range of topics including developmental, social, cognitive, biological, counselling and abnormal 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

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