From nutrition and sports to child development and counselling, psychology is a field that touches all facets of our lives.
With 85% of our research regarded as excellent or world leading, our Division of Psychology has a broad range of expertise in areas such as clinical practice, addiction studies, child development and counselling. Research is key to our learning environment, ensuring you get the most up to date knowledge in your field of interest and the opportunity to hone your practice skills in our dedicated Psychology spaces including eye tracking facility, observation room and psychometric library.
You can also put your knowledge and skills into practice through our successful voluntary placement scheme and benefit from talks by professionals, all thanks to our links with organisations such as the NHS, Metropolitan Police and British Psychological Society.
in UK for career prospects in Psychology (Guardian University League Table 2019).
London modern university for graduate prospects in Psychology (Complete University Guide 2019).
Of submitted publications are internationally recognised, internationally excellent or world leading (REF 2014).
Visit us on our Open Days and discuss your study options with our academics, talk to current students about their experience of LSBU, take a tour of our vibrant central London campus and experience our industry-standard facilities and student residences.
Psychology students benefit from strong practical facilities to conduct scientific testing, including a pyschometric library, an eye tracking facility and a pub lab.
LSBU researchers investigating the role of identity in addiction treatment have developed a model that can help to predict treatment outcomes.
Keen to work in the field of psychology, Chad Shepherd was keen to make the most of his placements – which can be a great platform for graduates to find work.
Iram Siddiqui's experience at LSBU started with an Access Course and led to her Psychology dissertation findings being published in European Addiction Research.
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