Research degrees

Known for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches, and for using our knowledge for the betterment of society we offer PhD, MPhil, DProf and MRes study. We can provide you with guidance on how to write your research proposal and our entry requirements for a Research Degree.

Explore the Psychology research area.

Professional and short courses

We have a long track record of working with organisations and individuals to develop their professional and personal skills offering accredited courses and industry recognised certification.

View our available courses for professional and personal development.

The department of Psychology is based at the University's Cavendish Campus in the heart of London.

Outstanding teaching

The department of Psychology is well known for its research and has an outstanding teaching reputation. It was awarded the maximum 24 points in the Quality Assurance Agency Subject Review of Psychology.

Vibrant research culture

In the department we have a vibrant culture of research which is distinctive for its openness, collaboration and interdisciplinarity.


Graduates have taken up careers in clinical psychology, counselling, health psychology, business psychology and forensic psychology. Many use their skills in related professions including social work, human resources, education, market research, and public relations.

Our teaching team

In Chantal's recent book publication 'The Psychology of Work: Insights into Successful Working Practices, she integrates psychological theory with narratives from global industry leaders, and reminds us of the significance of bringing the 'humane' back into organisational life. Read staff profile - Chantal Gautier