What is special about Psychology at Plymouth

Free e-Books

To give you a great start, if you are studying psychology as your only or major subject, we'll give you a free set of eBooks when you start your first year.

The complete set of eBooks is worth over £1500 – your main recommended reading for your core psychology lectures covered at no cost to you!

Free eBooks from 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

Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS)

Relaxed learning environment, sharing ideas, learning with a sense of direction and understanding regarding our first essay.

PALS provides an opportunity to work with fellow students in sessions prepared and delivered by trained students on the same course as you.

Read more about how PALS helps students succeed

Psychology Research Apprenticeship Scheme

One of the experiments I was helping with got published in the scientific journal and... my name got mentioned!

Every year around 60-70 first and second year students volunteer to work with a member of staff as a 'Research Apprentice'

School of Psychology Research Apprentice Scheme

Psychology Student Council

Psychology Councillors are students working in partnership with staff in the School of Psychology to ensure students’ views are heard, to make the School and our courses as vibrant and exciting as possible.

The Council includes the School rep, course reps, PsySoc chairs, and student councillors working on specific aspects of the Psychology programme.

Find out who the councillors are here