Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour, mental health and neuropsychological functioning. It seeks to understand what makes us who we are, how our minds work, and what influences our behaviour and social relationships.

By joining us at Surrey:

  • You’ll learn from lecturers who are active researchers in key psychological areas such as behavioural, cognitive, developmental, personality and social psychology
  • You’ll have access to our state-of-the-art facilities, including a six-room virtual reality suite and two observation laboratories, and you’ll get to use the latest equipment to conduct experiments
  • You'll study among highly satisfied students*, as we are ranked within the top 10 in the National Student Survey 2023
  • You’ll have great graduate prospects - 95 per cent of our undergraduate and 100 per cent of our postgraduate taught and postgraduate research psychology graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA).

*Measured by % positivity across all questions for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide League Tables.

Students and graduates

Students and graduates

Students and graduates


Positive Approach to Care (PAC): a realist evaluation study

Funding information:

£19,852.85 per annum £5,000 travel/consumables.
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