Could it be the £1500 of ebooks, the chance to spend your second year abroad, or is it our optional year on placement to gain work experience and boost your career prospects? Perhaps it is the Research Apprentice Scheme, where you work on real research projects, or the Student Council that helps to run the School.
Psychology at Plymouth – find out what it's like to study with us
Plymouth stood out from the rest. It's got a really good vibe – there's so much going on!
Join Abi for a tour of the School of Psychology.Find out about the psychology course
Teaching and learning
Your experience will be enriched by a variety of teaching methods and you'll have your own personal tutor who will provide academic and personal support during your time at PlymouthTeaching and learning in the School of Psychology
Study abroad or visit us from abroad
"I can proudly say that it has been one of the best and wisest choices I could have ever made!" – Simge Engelkiran spent a year in the USA
Psychology has links with universities around the world – we host their students and our students can study abroad.Find out about our international opportunities
Wide range of careers
Our graduates go on to pursue a wide range of careers after studying their first degree. Whether you continue studying for a further degree or look for employment straight away our emphasis on employability will put you ahead of other graduates.
If you would like to find out what other psychology graduates are currently doing, please visit the psychology and social sciences interest area.
Our research and our students' successes are often in the news
Here is a recent example:
You can find more in our news page
Plymouth University are running Schwartz Rounds throughout 2017/18. These act as a forum for staff and students from all health and social care professions to come together to discuss the emotional care aspects of their work and training.View our detailed information, dates and contact details
Our courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society
Psychology eBooks project received the Guardian university award for teaching excellence
We hold a bronze award for recognising commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia
The Cognition Institute unites researchers in Psychology, Robotics, Biomedicine and the Arts
Psychology Athena Awards
You can download our Factsheet and Action Plan: