School of Psychology

Welcome to the School of Psychology

The study of psychology informs our thinking on many of the most difficult issues that our world faces.

Excellence in Research

xray colour imageOur research has a real world impact, informs government policies and fuels media debates ...
which is why our research is internationally renowned. 

Research Excellence Framework 2014 

Excellence in Teaching

xray of brain 3You can read the books our lecturers write wherever you study ...
but why not come to Sussex to learn from the authors?

Exemplary textbooks written by members of faculty in the School of Psychology

Breadth of choice and support

xray colour imageWhatever your passion in psychology we have the expertise to support you ...
as one of the largest departments of psychology in the UK we have specialists in every discipline.

The Research Groups

Highly involved

xray of brain 5Here you don't just read about world changing research ...
you get involved, from year one, with those who conduct it.

Find out about our course structure
Find out about the junior research associate scheme

*Images courtesy of

Psychology Internal Site

Contact us

School of Psychology
Pevensey Building
University of Sussex

Internal address: Pevensey I Room 2A13

T: +44 (0)1273 876638
F: +44 (0)1273 678058

For contact details of faculty members refer to the people page.


The School of Psychology @SussexUni is one of the UK’s largest psychology departments with world-leading researchers committed to excellent teaching.

Have a PhD in Psychology from Sussex? Alumni can keep in touch; current students can learn about post-PhD careers…

Look out for new Journal article from Dr Helga Dittmar, details coming soon.

The ChaT Lab (@chatlabuk) features in a video by UniTV, released today to coincide with World Autism Awareness Day.

Investigating cognitive performance and genotype differences in neural activation……

Visit Sussex_Psych on Twitter