School of Psychology

The School of Psychology offers high quality, research-led teaching through our suite of flexible degree programmes.

We focus on employability, giving students hands-on experience doing the things that psychologists do and providing the opportunities to explore a wide range of future careers.

Our cutting-edge facilities are utilised by researchers and students at all levels, and include fully immersive virtual reality, Electroencephalography, eye trackers, full-body motion-tracking equipment, dedicated behavioural research pods, and fMRI facilities. It's a place where you can test your theories and understand more about the human mind.

Our strengths lie in fields including human cognition and perception, developmental science, social psychology, and cognitive and social neuroscience. 

We are a welcoming, diverse community with lecturers and students from all over the world. Through placements, internships, study abroad options and career-building extracurricular programmes, students explore all that psychology has to offer.

 

BSc (Hons)

Psychology with a Placement Year

Explore the wonders of the human mind at UEA. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of human behaviour at our cutting-edge facilities, developing a range of...

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MSci

Developmental Psychology

Discover how children develop both cognitively and socially, by combining a strong core of psychology studies with developmental perspectives on cognition and...

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BSc (Hons)

Psychology with a Year Abroad

Explore the wonders of the human mind at UEA. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of human behaviour at our cutting-edge facilities, developing a range of...

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BSc (Hons)

Developmental Psychology

Discover how children develop both cognitively and socially, by combining a strong core of psychology studies with developmental perspectives on cognition and...

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MSc

Developmental Science

Combining research methodology training with in-depth study at the cutting edge of the field, our Developmental Science Master’s programme will give you real,...

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MSc

Cognitive Neuroscience

Specialise in psychology’s most fast-moving and fundamental area on our MSc Cognitive Neuroscience degree. At our world-leading facilities, you’ll undertake...

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MSc

Social and Applied Psychology

Examine the latest social issues through the lens of psychology on our Master’s degree in Social and Applied Psychology. Combining combines research methodology...

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Postgraduate Research in Psychology

We are a top tier, research-led university and are committed to making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society. Our postgraduate...

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Research

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Motivating water-saving behaviour

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Deictic Communication (DCOMM)

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10 May 2021

UEA team reads minds to understand human tool use

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have made an astonishing discovery about how our brains control our hands.

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23 Sep 2020

Putting virtual rehab for stroke patients to the test

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have been putting virtual reality rehabilitation for stroke survivors to the test.

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28 Sep 2020

Friendly interactions with Chinese people reduced Covid-19 prejudice

People with a history of positive social interactions with Chinese people were less likely to support discriminatory anti-Chinese policies as Covid-19 reached...

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21 Jan 2022

What happens to our memories as we age?

Researchers at UEA are launching a new project investigating how our memories change as we age.

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