Psychology

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.

Why Greenwich is great for psychology

If you choose an undergraduate degree accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), you'll be eligible for graduate membership of BPS upon successful completion of your studies - the first step to becoming a chartered psychologist. What's it like to study psychology at Greenwich?

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

As well as providing a rich and fulfilling experience, research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries.

Contact

pgr_health_recruit@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

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

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867

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