Psychology degree courses and research

“Reflecting back on my time at Plymouth, I can say my experiences greatly influenced my career. During my studies, I had many opportunities to be involved in world-class research through summer research apprenticeships and academic industrial placements.”

Aneta Nastaj, BSc (Hons) Psychology graduate

The University of Plymouth Babylab

A research lab for the cognitive psychology of child development.

The Babylab was opened in 2006 in the School of Psychology, and is one of its most vibrant and productive research labs. It is run primarily by students.

Since its opening, the Babylab has attracted more than £1.5m in research grants, and has developed solid collaborations with Babylabs in prestigious universities, such as the University of Oxford and the University of Paris Descartes.

Learn more about the University of Plymouth Babylab

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 – theres so much going on!

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Our research expertise

83% of school activity was judged to be of world leading or internationally excellent standard, placing us within the top 20 psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry schools across the country (REF2014).

Research in the School of Psychology