School of Psychology Degree programmes

Virtual Open Day

Welcome to our Virtual Open Day where you can get a taster for what our open days are all about. On this page you will find a selection of videos on different topics explaining what studying Psychology at Cardiff is like.

Of course, we’d love to welcome you in person to one of our Open Days to show you around our fantastic facilities and incredible city. However, if you are unable to make one of our events, or would like a special open day preview before you attend one, these videos will give you a good impression of what our school is like.

See for yourself why we’re in the top 50 Schools of Psychology in the world!

Intro video

Professor Marc Buehner introduces our open day taster page

Is a Psychology degree for me?

Discover what you can expect from a psychology degree - from debunking myths, to course content and job prospects.

A week in the life of a psychology student

Find out what it would be like as a student studying Psychology at our school.

Placement year snapshots

Students on the Psychology with Professional Placement (BSc) course at Cardiff University describe what they did on their placement year.

Top 5 amazing brain facts

5 Amazing brain facts explained by Beth Routley from the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC).

Are brains like computers?

Phoebe Asquith from Cardiff University School of Psychology explores how similar – or not – the brain is to a computer

Status Quo Bias

A live experiment conducted at an open day for the school of psychology at Cardiff University demonstrating ‘status quo bias’, as explained by Prof Marc Buehner.

The colour after-image illusion (best full screen)

Prof Tom Freeman from Cardiff University School of Psychology explains how we perceive colour - and how it can be tricked.

Psychology Career Pathways

97% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating. Discover the wide range of career options available as a Cardiff University Psychology graduate with our carefully crafted Psychology Career Pathways YouTube playlist.

We hope you enjoyed our Virtual Open Day; why not come along to a real Open Day to experience Cardiff University School of Psychology for yourself and discover the facilities, people, and environment that make us a top 50 global school of Psychology.