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Who we are

Psychology at Southampton plays a major role regionally and globally. In the UK we are involved in training educational, clinical and counselling psychologists, while around the world our research is having a direct impact, attracting millions of pounds of funding and facilitating a stimulating research environment that inspires our students.

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Research facilities

We have a range of world-class research laboratories and equipment that form the backbone of much of our research.

Postgraduate study in Psychology

Postgraduate opportunities

We offer a variety of taught and research degrees as well as a suite of highly regarded cognitive behavioural therapy training.

Student experience

BSc Psychology graduate Dulcie Wyatt talks about her Psychology studies and her graduate role with the Office of National Statistics.

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Key facts

Psychology at Southampton has a tradition of world class research, with 100% of our research rated world leading or internationally excellent for its societal impact and for our research environment, according to our REF 2014 results

Within Psychology there are over 400 undergraduate students, and over 150 postgraduate students. All are supported by 100+ staff within an enjoyable learning environment in which library resources, excellent online resources, and friendly personal tutors help students achieve their potential

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