School of Psychology

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

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Our research spans the full range of psychology and is focused on the application of psychology in the real world.

Recipient of the Queen's Anniversary Prize 2017

The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, has been awarded to the University of Surrey in recognition of its excellence in the field of food and nutrition. 


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Our Clinical Psychology doctorate course gets a favourable review in the BPS Alternative Handbook 2020. You can dow…
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Clinical Psychology

The development of clinical psychology at Surrey was the second major growth area with the appointment...


Environmental Psychology

The earliest work in environmental psychology in the Department reflected Terence Lee’s interests in...