My MSc training allowed me to go beyond theory taught by experts in their field, to utilise skills and knowledge in an applied way. Using the fantastic facilities available in the department has been truly inspirational and directly led to my decision to carry out a Ph.D to continue my intellectual development.Dr Helen Knight, now Lecturer in Psychology at Sunderland University, previously both a Ph.D. and M.Sc. student in the department
- The Department of Psychology provides a world-class research environment for postgraduate students in Biological, Cognitive, Social or Developmental Psychology along with more applied aspects such as Educational Psychology, Forensic/Criminological Psychology, Neuroscience (including Neurorehabilitation) and Health Psychology. Much of our research is interdisciplinary both within the department and outside of the department.
- Our postgraduate community enjoys a stimulating environment both intellectually and socially. The department holds seminars each week with external and internal speakers and is a key member in many interdisciplinary research institutes within the University.
- Our excellent research infrastructure and links with North-East NHS trusts are facilitated by our cutting edge equipment which allows us to publish high impact research