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News & Events

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

BMA Medical Book Awards 2017

18 Spetember 2017

The British Medical Association Medical Book Awards 2017 has highly commended 'The Evolution of Memory Systems: Ancestors, Anatomy and Adaptations' by Kim Graham and her colleagues.

Psychology BPS accreditation renewed

15 September 2017

The School of Psychology has successfully renewed its accreditation from The British Psychological Society (BPS).

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.