We pride ourselves on our teaching and the quality of our undergraduate degrees in psychology, our Masters courses, and our PhD supervision. We conduct outstanding research in human experimental psychology, particularly in the fields of language and cognition, neuroscience and development, and social psychology. Please read our
welcome message from the Dean of School, Professor Trevor Harley for more information.
College of Arts and Social Science Vision Statement
Our aim is to educate, motivate and inspire by example; to nurture and unleash creative talent; through our distinctive mix of disciplines and in our approaches to teaching and learning and rigorous scientific enquiry, and our focus on the professions and practitioner training, to act as a beacon which will inform, illuminate and enhance lives and society, and provide tomorrow's leaders, in Scotland, the UK and the wider world.
The mission of the University is to provide education of the highest quality, coupled with a leading contribution to the advancement of knowledge. We aim to excel in teaching, in scholarship, and in pure and applied research. We aim to produce outstanding psychologists, educated as scientists in a modern, exciting degree structure, and to contribute to knowledge through furthering our understanding of human experimental psychology.