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

Psychology with a Year Abroad

Discover the science of human behaviour and how the human mind works as you learn to critically evaluate the latest psychological theories and develop ideas of...

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BSc

Psychology with a Placement Year

Discover the science of human behaviour and how the human mind works as you learn to critically evaluate the latest psychological theories and develop ideas of...

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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

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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PhD

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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BSc

Cognitive Psychology

Study the mental processes that inform human behaviour: attention, language, memory, perception, and many more. On this degree, you’ll master the key theories...

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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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Research

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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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Businessman and businesswoman sitting face to face in a meeting
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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16 Dec 2020

How hope can make you happier with your lot

Having hope for the future could protect people from risky behaviours such as drinking and gambling – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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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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Event

UEA Innovation & Impact Awards 2021

  • Jun 17, 2021 17:00PM
  • Online
  • Award Ceremony
  • Free

Since 2018, UEA Research & Innovation Services has held an annual Awards ceremony to recognise and reward UEA staff, students and recent graduates for their research, innovation and enterprise work. For the first time ever, the Innovation & Impact Awards are going online, and we are inviting you to join us for the celebrations! The Awards shine a light on projects that have created significant impact beyond academia and have involved collaborations with partners outside academia such as industry, policy makers and NGOs. Previous winners include student/graduate startups Catching a Fish in Norway, eSurgery, Safepoint and Coral Eyewear. This year’s event will include a keynote from Christie Watson, Professor of Medical and Health Humanities and author of The Courage to Care: A Call for Compassion.