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School of Psychology

Swansea University

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Postgraduate Opportunities at Swansea University’s School of Psychology

Postgraduate Opportunities at Swansea University’s School of Psychology

Pursue your interests, enhance your career or take a new direction at Swansea University’s School of Psychology, with a range of postgraduate qualifications designed to help you take the next step in your career or take your academic studies further. With a flexible programme portfolio, you are sure to find the course that’s right for you.

Why study your postgraduate degree at Swansea University’s School of Psychology?

Based in a thriving research environment that enthuses academic staff, research officers and students alike, Swansea University has earned an outstanding reputation both in the UK and internationally for its School of Psychology. In the most recent research assessment (REF 2021), 100% of our Psychology research was found to produce outstanding and considerable impact, leading to improving policy, practice, and understanding of Psychology due to our emphasis on researching real-world problems.

Postgraduate Opportunities at Swansea University’s School of Psychology

Our Facilities

Through continuous investment in research infrastructure and facilities, expanding staffing levels and excellent links with hospitals, education, and universities worldwide, we offer an exceptional student experience while being well positioned to further strengthen our research excellence.

Our state-of-the-art research facilities include a high-density EEG suite, a fully fitted sleep laboratory, a social observation suite, eye-tracking, psychophysiological, tDCS and conditioning labs, a lifespan lab and baby room, plus over 20 all-purpose research rooms.

We offer a range of psychology-related postgraduate programmes at Swansea University, including:

Postgraduate Opportunities at Swansea University’s School of Psychology

Our Research

Our research aims to have an impact on the treatment of common physical and mental health conditions. The school's themes have been key to our translation impact, improving outcomes for patients, populations and insights for medical and public health professionals.

Our research aims to understand socially important problems, to inform subsequent policy debate and produce behaviour change. We aim to gain empirical understanding for societal and policy impact in areas ranging from obesity and nutrition, gambling and behavioural addiction, forensic and clinical psychology, neuroimaging and cognition. Our research programmes include:

There are entry points in January, April, July and September each year.


Every year, Swansea University offers a range of scholarships to support new Postgraduate students.

Location - A City By The Sea

Swansea is a city that has it all: whether you are a sports fanatic, culture vulture or outdoor adventurer, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy between lectures. Swansea University’s Singleton Park Campus is in a beautiful location alongside parkland and opposite the sweep of Swansea Bay, it is also:

  • Close to Swansea city centre
  • An hour from Cardiff
  • Three hours from London by train

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Postgraduate Opportunities at Swansea University’s School of Psychology