We are a thriving, research intensive department, conducting world class research across many areas of psychology including autism, memory, decision making and cognitive neuroscience.
Students learn from active researchers and expert practitioners in range of innovative degree programmes.
The department produces research that is rated as being well within the top third of UK institutions (REF 2014). Investment in recruiting researchers with established, recognised expertise over recent years has allowed the department to expand substantially, fostering a dynamic environment for research and learning.
Excellence in teaching
Dr Stian Reimers has won the Vice-Chancellor’s Award in the category of Excellence in Learning and Teaching within the School of Arts and Social Sciences.
Our academics and staff members are often recognised by their excellent teaching. For example, Dr Stian Reimers and Dr Jessica Jones Nielsen have won the Vice-Chancellor’s Award in the category of Excellence in Learning and Teaching within the School of Arts and Social Sciences.
Professor James Hampton was awarded the Research Supervisor of the Year and Dr Andreas Kappes won the Teaching Excellence Award! at the Academic Impact Awards run by the Student's Union and the Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD).
What is it like to study Psychology at City?
Our Research Students organise national events such as Brain Awareness Week, Pint of Science and Heroes of Neurons. These events are celebrated every year at City, University of London.
City teaching and research programmes have unique features to enhance your experience at City.
City was one of the first institutions to develop DPsych programmes in Counselling Psychology.
Our BSc Psychology degree we provide the opportunity for you to graduate with a BPS accredited BSc Psychology degree in a specialised area of Psychology (4 pathways here - Counselling and Health Psychology, Organisational Psychology and Behavioural Economics, Psychology with Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience and Psychology with Child Development).
Our MSc programmes offers clinical internships in clinical settings such as Mind (Hackney) and we have developed international PhD programmes to provide our students with research experience in international laboratories.