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Psychology graduate wins prestigious Jonathan Sime award

23 November 2017

Robert Hickman, who graduated from the School of Psychology this year, has been awarded the Jonathan Sime Award for his outstanding final year dissertation.

PGR Conference Winners 2017

15 November 2017

Congratulations to our postgraduate students on winning the following prizes: 1st prize people’s choice talk: Emily Wolstenholme. 2nd prize people’s choice talk: Saskia Homer. Judge’s choice talk: Ashvanti Valji. Best poster: Rebecca Anthony

New Process Award for School collaboration with London Fire Brigade

02 November 2017

A national policy developed by the School of Psychology in collaboration with the London Fire Brigade has won a Business & Education Partnership Award

Overall ranking

Pos. Institution GPA
1University of Oxford3.62
2Cardiff University3.52
3University of Cambridge3.51

Ranked 2nd in the UK our research on understanding behaviour and the causes of psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders has confirmed our position as a world-leading centre of excellence for psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience.


We are one of the UK’s most innovative, ambitious, and successful universities and recognise that our success depends largely upon the commitment, energy and enthusiasm of our people.

PhD Studentships

There are a number of specific funded PhD studentships available to start in October 2017 - apply now!

These positions are competitive, just like applying for a job.

PG Loans for MSc study

If you are a prospective master’s student from the UK and starting your master’s degree in September 2017 or later, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 for your degree at Cardiff University.