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.

Why Study Psychology at Sussex?

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Excellence in Research

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

Source: RAE 

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Highly ranked for Student Satisfaction

We listen and respond to our students’ needs ... 
... which is why Psychology at Sussex achieves high ratings for student satisfaction. 

Source: Guardian University Guide 2014

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Excellence in Teaching

You 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

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Breadth of choice and support

Whatever 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

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Highly Employable Graduates

Our Psychology graduates are in high demand ... 
... with employment prospects ranked among the top ten universities. 

Source: The Complete University Guide 2014

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Highly involved

Here 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


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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.

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……

2014 JRA Scheme information posters are now up in Psychology students study space 1A1 and on noticeboards in Pevensey 1

Published paper (mass decontamination) which used Sussex students as participants…

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