For Applicants

Psychology is a large and varied discipline concerned with the systematic study of mind and behaviour. The subject is a fascinating one to study and provides a useful background for many different types of career.  Our students come to courses with a wide variety of backgrounds.  We have developed a range of innovative programmes at different levels. 


We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses, as well as opportunities for postgraduate research (PhD).  Click on a link below to find more information on the area you are looking for.

Undergraduate Courses

Our undergraduate courses are accredited by the BPS.

  • BSc Psychology (Honours)

More information on our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate Courses

  • MSc in Cognitive Psychology
  • MSc in Child Development
  • MSc in Health & Wellbeing
  • MSc in Social and Community Psychology

Closing date for above Courses - 30th June 2015

  • MSc in Clinical Psychological Research

Closing Date 31st March 2015

More information on our Postgraduate courses.


We offer a range of Counselling courses, which can lead to a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma, or Postgraduate Certificate award.

  • Counselling Psychology (MSc, Diploma, or Certificate)
  • Counselling Psychology Studies (MSc, Diploma, or Certificate)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Supervision
  • Certificate in Counselling

More information on our Counselling courses.

Clinical Psychology - DClinPsy

We offer a DClinPsy professional doctorate in Clinical Psychology in partnership with Staffordshire University.  Information about this course is available on the Staffordshire University Clinical Psychology page.

Postgraduate Research - PhD

The School has three main research groupings:  Brain & Cognition, Health & Wellbeing and Social & Developmental.  Anyone interested in pursuing PhD or postdoctoral research in any of these areas should contact the relevant member of staff identified on our Research Pages.

For details on PhD funding opportunities please follow this link... PhD Funding