Psychology was established at Bristol in 1901 with the appointment of Conwy Lloyd Morgan, the first UK Professor of Psychology and Ethics


Our teaching and research spans developmental, social, cognitive and biological psychology, neuropsychology and vision science


A collegiate, interactive and friendly atmosphere, with excellent staff-student ratios.

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Teaching and research are carried out in state of the art laboratories within the school.


The school undertakes fundamental and applied research that contributes to knowledge and understanding of human cognition and behaviour.

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"I enjoy being in a school with both the resources and research-oriented focus of a larger university, as well as a friendly community of postgraduate students and staff."

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