Home Psychology and Counselling

Psychology and Counselling

Discover your passion and prepare for a rewarding career

Psychology and Counselling

Discover your passion and prepare for a rewarding career

Top 15

University for Psychology

Guardian League Tables 2022


in the UK for overall average positivity for Psychology

National Student Survey 2023


for student satisfaction in Psychology in the UK

Complete University Guide 2023


student satisfaction for Counselling

National Student Survey 2022

Join us at our Open Days!

Sunday 8 October

Saturday 28 October

Saturday 18 November

Our next Open Day is in:

Grow your academic knowledge and develop practical skills

Psychology and Counselling Courses

Get ready to make a difference after you graduate

Play a pivotal role in peoples lives by learning about people, behaviours, personalities and decision making processes

Select a learning level


in the UK for student satisfaction in Psychology

National Student Survey 2021


in the UK for our amazing student support – out of 131 institutions

WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019

Top 25

UK University

Guardian University Guide 2022

Excellent levels of support

Learn from lecturers who know you by name 

Our dedication to smaller classes allows our expert teaching staff to really get to know and how best to help thrive.

Our experienced staff are invested in your personal and academic development and provide excellent levels of 1-1 support throughout your studies.

Lecturers React to Thank You Letters
Listen to Libby’s letter to Dr Moitree Banerjee, Reader in Clinical Psychology and Head of Psychology Programmes and as she thanks her for all the support she's received throughout her degree.

Use industry standard facilities

Graduate with practical experience and use equipment that is used in industry

Depending on your course you will have access to facilities including:

  • Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation - to measure brain activity.
  • NIRScout - a cutting edge 3D scalable neuroimaging platform with a dedicated ultra-high-density near-infrared spectroscopy system which measures changes in the cerebral cortex
  • aLIAS - an affective immersive emotional Virtual Reality stimuli package which allows researchers to create ‘different worlds’
  • Psychophysiological Equipment - heart rate, cortical processes, muscle activation
  • Eye tracking equipment - shifts in visual attention, attentional retraining
  • Interview and Observation Suite
  • Specialist advanced research software: Biopac, Qualtrics, Noldus Observer XT, E-prime, Superlab, Nvivo and Inquisit
Students using psychology equipment
Students using eye tracking equipment

Accredited degrees

Recognised by professional bodies

We offer Counselling and Psychology degrees with accreditation by the British Psychological Society and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

British Psychological Society logo
TMC Bacp Logo

Learn from experienced lecturers

Be taught by staff with real world experience

Professor of Neuropsychology and Neuroscience; Co-Director - Institute of Education, Social and Life Sciences

Antonina plays a pivotal role in leading and developing a successful multi-disciplinary Institute.

Senior Lecturer in BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling

Jo has an MA in Psychotherapeutic Counselling from University of Brighton, and a PgDip in Person-centred Counselling (course now retitled ‘Humanistic’).

Reader in Cognitive Psychology

Ian is a cognitive-behavioural psychologist. Ian’s research interests include empirical investigations of basic cognitive processes, behaviour analysis, and clinical psychology applications.

Related subjects

Our address

I’m looking for