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 2022
  • You’ll have great graduate prospects - 96 per cent of our undergraduate, 98 per cent of our postgraduate taught and 100 per cent of our postgraduate research psychology graduates are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes survey 2022, HESA).

Students and graduates

Students and graduates

Students and graduates


Biodiverse nature prescriptions and mental health

Funding information:

Full tuition fee cover Stipend of c £17,000 p.a. £3,000 Research Training Support Grant