School of Psychology  

News & Events

Psychology BPS accreditation renewed

15 September 2017

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

First prize for poster presentation

14 September 2017

Congratulations to Amy Paine winning the first prize for her poster presentation at the BPS Developmental Section Conference.

Poster prizes awarded to research postgraduates

01 September 2017

Emma Morgan and Charlotte Fry won a Poster Prize each at this years annual BPS Cognitive Psychology conference.

Innovative Welsh Crucible project recognised

18 August 2017

Dr Sofia Gameiro was presented with the award for the Best Collaborative Welsh Crucible Project.

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.