The school includes undergraduates, postgraduate and doctoral students alongside highly qualified teaching staff with an extraordinary breadth of knowledge and vast range of specialisms.
The School of Psychology is based at our historic Stratford campus, close to the town centre and the 2012 Olympic park with excellent transport links in and out of London.
68% of Psychology research is world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014).
Student satisfaction on our counselling course (NSS 2016).
83% of Psychology BSc students were in work / study 6 months after leaving (Unistats).
Why choose us?
Our courses and training
Winning the UEL PG Scholarship has made it possible to continue with my studies. There is such a diverse range of experienced staff in the school. I was able to find a personal tutor for my dissertation who was an expert in my chosen area of interest.Kamile Hudson , MSc Psychology
News and events
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The British Psychological Society is a representative body for psychologists and psychology in the United Kingdom. All of the psychology degrees within our School of Psychology are fully accredited by the British Psychological Society and this accreditation is a mark of quality that students and employers understand and value. Studying a BPS accredited course will give you the opportunity to gain graduate or chartered membership of the Society.
All our Counselling programmes are accredited by relevant professional bodies. The BSc Counselling and the PG Dip / MA Counselling and Psychotherapy programmes are accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Our Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology Programme is accredited by accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).