Study psychology at Greenwich and you will gain a deep understanding of human behaviour and mental processes while developing the research and critical-thinking skills that employers value.

Study Psychology at Greenwich

What do you aspire to be? Our BPS accredited courses provide the foundation for people interested in becoming Practitioner Psychologists.

Our courses

You can study a psychology degree full-time or part-time at the University of Greenwich. We specialise in a number of areas, from child psychology and counselling to forensic psychology and the psychology of sport.

Living the dream, with a placement

You never know where a placement could take you. Business Psychology student Elliott applied for a placement and spent nine months in the Caribbean. Hear his story.

Communities and societies

Our student societies offer a space for growth as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. You can take part in activities via your department and the wider Students’ Union. Here is a taste of the societies you can join and how our students look out for each other even after they graduate.

Graduate prepares students for workplace

A Greenwich psychology graduate, now at Barclays, helps students get a taste of what it's like to apply for a job in the corporate world.

Research and partnerships

The Applied Psychology Research Group focuses on three key areas: Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Cognitive Neuropsychology. We work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and engage with the wider community, hosting events to help children learn more about psychology.

Are you a super-recogniser?

How good are you at recognising faces? If you are especially good, you might be among the 1% of super-recognisers. Dr Josh P. Davis is a leading authority on super-recognisers.

Join us as a research student

If you have a suitable research proposal in psychology, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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