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Welcome to our community of Psychologists at Kent.

School of Psychology community

Discover more about your course through the resources below, including staff and student videos.

See the full list of Psychology undergraduate degrees.

Head of School message to you

Robbie Sutton is Professor of Social Psychology and Head of the School of Psychology at the University of Kent. In his message, he highlights what makes Kent a great place to study.

Taster lectures

Watch our Forensic Psychology taster lecture with Drs Emma Alleyne and Caoilte O Ciardha. You can access the full playlist of taster talks on our YouTube channel including: the Psychology of Decision-Making; Cognitive Psychology Lab Equipment Demonstration; and the Psychology of Prejudice and Equality: the Example of Age.

Meet our students and alumni

Meet Kent Psychology students, Can and Dawn, and alumnus, Daniel.

Summer Bites

A Summer of bitesize talks from the Schools of Anthropology and Conservation, Economics, Politics and International Relations, and Psychology about the study of humans and the systems we use to live on the planet we inhabit. View the full playlist of talks on Youtube.

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Psychology placements

Theo is in the placement year of her BSc in Psychology with Clinical Psychology and a Placement Year at Kent. In this video, made in October 2020, she talks us through her experience of a clinical placement during a pandemic. 

You can also read Theo's student profile for insights to her placement, social life at Kent and her goals for the future. 

Student societies

The Psychology Society (@ukcpsychsoc on Instagram) is a student run organisation ratified by Kent Union. The society is devoted to serving its members by providing academic, volunteering and social activities.  

Take a look around our facilities

The School has excellent laboratory and field research facilities as well as modern teaching spaces. There are dedicated individual laboratories and specialised labs for different types of research.

Full list of facilities and image gallery

Electroencephalography (EEG) for recording electrical activity of the brain

Electroencephalography (EEG) for recording electrical activity of the brain  

What can you do now?

In response to requests from our applicants last year, our academic staff came up with this great suggested reading/watch list! Please note that this is not required reading for our courses so enjoy reading/watching what you can.

Any questions?

You may find the University's Coronavirus updates helpful.

If you have any queries about studying Psychology at Kent, please feel free to email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Follow us!

Interested in what our students and staff are working on at Kent’s School of Psychology? You can find out the latest over on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and YouTube.

We look forward to welcoming you in September!  

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