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.

 

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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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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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

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 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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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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Research

  Research
Student in UEA halls washing a wok without water

Motivating water-saving behaviour

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lecturer

Deictic Communication (DCOMM)

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An infant taking part in a research project at UEA.
24 Jun 2022

Babies and over 65s needed for UEA psychology research

From the very young to the somewhat older, psychology researchers at UEA are looking for participants to help with two studies.

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A girl using sign language with an adult
04 Jul 2022

£1 million UEA project to support deaf children

Researchers at UEA are launching a £1 million project to understand how to best support language development for deaf children born to hearing parents.

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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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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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