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

Computational Psychology

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the brain through the study of psychology and the application of computational principles. Fusing psychological knowledge...

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BSc

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

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

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

Social and Applied Psychology

From the proliferation of social media to more traditional human encounters, we all take part in hundreds of social interactions every day. But how do they...

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MSc

Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive neuroscience is one of psychology’s most fast-moving and fundamental areas, bringing together aspects of psychology and neuroscience. On our Cognitive...

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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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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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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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Senior hands giving small planet earth model to a child
28 Oct 2020

20 years of pioneering climate research

From adapting to heatwaves, to decarbonisation and coastal sea-level rises, the work of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research assesses and explores...

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MRI scanner being used in the new Brain Imaging Centre
29 Jul 2021

UEA opens £3m Wellcome-Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre

UEA has officially opened the doors of its new £3m state-of-the-art neuroimaging research centre, thanks to funding totalling £1.3m from two charitable...

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