Psychology

Our School of Psychology is advancing the state of knowledge surrounding creativity, perception, behaviour and the very processes involved in thinking itself.

Our programmes were ranked top five in the Guardian University Guide 2017.

Our Psychology courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Why study Psychology at Surrey?

Wonderful minds at the University of Surrey

Professor Peter Hegarty explains why a psychology degree from Surrey could be the right choice for you.

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A week in the life of a psychology student

From statistics workshops to gyms sessions at Surrey Sports Park, discover what a typical week looks like for first year BSc Psychology student Cara Stubbings.

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The lecturers are all active researchers and they are passionate about their specialist fields. This really makes you want to discover what your own area of interest is.

Hannah Craig, BSc (Hons) Psychology

Your future in psychology

My Surrey experience - Salina Iten, BSc (Hons) Psychology

"The highlight of my placement was gaining independence by applying and developing the transferable skills I learnt and being able to develop myself both personally and professionally."

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Is psychology the degree for you?

Do you have a curiosity for what makes people tick, read avidly and enjoy discussions? 

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Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

Discover what they said.

2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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