Choose Psychology at Herts
Get to know your subject
Psychology is the study of the human mind, all its complexities, and how they affect an individual's behaviour, characteristics and attitude. If you choose not to pursue a career as a professional psychologist then the knowledge and skills you acquire throughout your studies will be applicable in a number of other employment settings.
Our School of Life and Medical Sciences has one of the UK's largest university psychology departments. Employing upwards of 80 staff, many of whom are highly qualified psychologists, and offering advanced technological facilities, students who study with us gain an informed knowledge of their chosen profession, and enter their careers with the full range of skills, knowledge and expertise required for this field.
Awarded TEF Gold for undergraduate teaching
A huge 96.5% of graduates in work or further study after 6 months
Get to London from Hatfield in just 25 minutes by train
What is Psychology?
The Psychology of Optical Illusions
Research in Psychology
PowerPoint presentation: An example of a simple experiment that you can take part in yourself
Where you'll study
Pyschology is taught on the College Lane Campus at the University. College Lane is home to our science and creative arts subject areas. Students in our School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Life and Medical Science, School of Health and Social Work, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics and School of Creative Arts will study on this campus.
In addition, this campus is home to many of our student services.
Here's a look around our amazing facilities where we teach Psychology at Herts.
Chat with our students and staff
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