University of Bath Psychology

University of Bath Psychology

University of Bath

University of Bath Psychology

About us

Our Department is world-renowned for its excellence in both teaching and research. We have over 40 academic staff, over 100 postgraduates, and 500 undergraduates.  One of our key strengths is our expertise in a broad spectrum of topics in psychology, with people who work together across the traditional boundaries.

We have been recently ranked:

  • student satisfaction rate of 95% in the National Student Survey 2016
  • 3rd in the Complete University Guide (in association with The Independent) 2017
  • 3rd in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  • 2nd in the Guardian league table 2017
  • 5th in the Times Higher Education league table


The teaching team is enthusiastic and approachable, and students are welcome to get involved in our lively research environment and open seminars.

We have a highly successful selection of undergraduate courses with an impressive range of optional world-wide or UK-based placements.

We offer the following postgraduate courses:


We have a distinctive research profile and a long-standing record of cutting-edge, theoretically-informed research in applied aspects of psychology.

We organise a series of seminars during term time.

Our research themes are:

The results of REF 2014 confirm the excellence of the research carried out at Bath.