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New Centre for Human Developmental Science launched

13 April 2018

The School of Psychology at Cardiff University has launched a Centre for Human Developmental Science which will provide a broad range of opportunities for research and training in the study of human development from conception to adulthood.

Pioneering firefighter research shortlisted for innovation award

23 April 2018

Research carried out at the School of Psychology has been shortlisted for a BBSRC Innovator of the Year award. The study, which was led by Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton and Professor Rob Honey prompted a nationwide policy change for UK firefighters.

Top 40 World University Ranking for the School of Psychology

22 March 2018

Cardiff University’s School of Psychology has once again been ranked in the top 40 Psychology Schools in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings, reinforcing our position as a leading School of Psychology.

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.

Virtual Open Day

Have a look at our virtual open day where you can get a taster for what our open days are all about.

PhD Studentships

There are a number of specific funded PhD studentships available to start in October 2018 - 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 2018 or later, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 for your degree at Cardiff University.