What you need to know about studying psychology at Surrey
We develop theory and put it into practice
You'll have access to state-of-the-art research facilities including a six-room virtual reality suite that simulates real-life scenarios, two observation labs for research and training in clinical psychology, and a series of neuropsychology research rooms.
Throughout your studies, you'll perform novel experiments that link behaviour to brain activity using methods like electroencephalography (EEG) and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), and change how the brain works using transcranial stimulation methods.
For social and behavioural research, you'll also use use online tools that allow real-time mass testing with participants from across the world!
We offer unique access to the world of work
Our Professional Training placements give you the opportunity to spend the third year of your degree applying your psychological knowledge to the workplace. Our students have taken placements with organisations including the Home Office, Young Epilepsy and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
We're a community of leading academics
Our academics work at the forefront of their fields. Not only does this mean that what you learn is up-to-date and relevant to employers, but it also means you have opportunities to work alongside them on projects – or even contribute data as a human test participant!
We're focused on your future
96 per cent of our psychology graduates go on to employment or further study (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2022), with recent alumni working for Great Ormond Street Hospital, Forensis and the NHS.