Psychology

The Psychology Department at NTU is one of the largest in the country with around 100 academic staff whose expertise covers the breadth of the discipline.

The Department exemplifies the University's wider commitment to influence people's lives and society through:

*a diverse programme of psychological research

*a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses designed to maximise student employability

*effective tuition delivered by highly qualified, friendly and approachable staff.

The Department takes pride in being a centre of excellence in teaching and research. It has a track record of sector leading teaching excellence, with overall satisfaction for undergraduate courses in the National Student Survey exceeding 90% for the past six years. Our suite of courses draw upon the multidisciplinary nature of our academic staff team through their expertise, research interests, industry experience and wide set of external partnerships.

The Department has a diverse research program that aims to conduct theoretically robust research that enriches society and make a positive difference to individual lives. The majority of our research outputs (60%) are internationally excellent or world leading and 73% of the impact of this research recognised as world leading.

The Department is situated across two buildings in the City campus, and has had significant recent investment in a new set of specialist teaching and research labs.

Our Subject Areas

Our Research Groups and Centres

Centre for Offending, Prevention and Engagement (COPE)

Centre for Offending, Prevention and Engagement (COPE)

The Centre for Crime and Offending Prevention and Engagement (COPE) contributes to the understanding of victimisation risk and crime harm, the transformation agenda for change in the Criminal Justice System, and community engagement with crime prevention.

Centre for Behavioural Research Methods

Centre for Behavioural Research Methods

This Centre has critical mass in a range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies that span the breadth of Behavioural Research. Research in the Centre is underpinned by a wide range of innovative and advanced behavioural research methods and interdisciplinary behavioural research that brings together multiple methodologies.

Nottingham Centre for Children, Young People and Families

Nottingham Centre for Children, Young People and Families

NCCYPF is a specialist, interdisciplinary research centre with members from across Social Sciences and beyond. Dedicated to improving the lives of children, young people and families, we conduct real-world, collaborative and impactful research using novel approaches, ideas and theories.

Centre for Public and Psychosocial Health

Centre for Public and Psychosocial Health

This Research Centre brings together a wide range of research excellence in Social Science, including in Public and Population Health, Health and Wellbeing and Employment and Wellbeing. This breadth of research spans clinical (lymphoedema) and non-clinical areas (sleep, wellbeing, social identities, trauma, health promotion/prevention) and is multi-disciplinary, for example taking sociological and psychosocial approaches to health.

Featured Facility

Psychology laboratories

As a psychology student at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), you'll benefit from expert teaching, professional equipment, and a range of specialist laboratories.

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