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.

Courses and programmes

The school provides a variety of opportunities for members of the public to learn about the work we do

Public engagement


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

The School of Experimental Psychology at Bristol is well known for its friendly atmosphere married with excellent research - these are the reasons I like working here.

Jenna, PhD Psychology

What our students say

New Undergraduates

If you are an undergraduate who will be joining us in 2017 then please see here for all welcome week information. 


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