Undergraduate Psychology degrees at Goldsmiths

Train in psychology’s core research methods, learn to design and conduct experiments, and graduate with a degree that’s accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Why study Psychology at Goldsmiths?

  • You'll immerse yourself in human behaviour, developing your understanding of the processes influencing how people think, feel and interact
  • We offer a wide range of specialist modules, meaning that you can study topics as diverse as the paranormal, the use of psychology in a legal setting, magic and illusion, the psychology of art appreciation, and how we can best treat addiction
  • You'll develop valuable practical skills, getting to grips with statistics, and learning how to design and conduct experiments using industry-standard software

Take a tour around some of the Psychology labs and facilities with student Olivia

Goldsmiths was unique – it blew my mind! The lecturers were very down-to-earth and supportive, and it was easy to make friends as everyone is really welcoming and warm.

Sarah, BSc Psychology graduate (Analyst, Bank of America)

Sarah, BSc Psychology graduate (Analyst, Bank of America)
A student wearing a brown hijab and denim shirt smiles as they are shown a magic trick via a pack of cards

You can pick modules covering topics as diverse as magic and illusion, the psychology of art appreciation, and the use of psychology in a legal setting

A musical theatre production, featuring four students sitting on chairs while wearing formal clothing

There are lots of inspiring cultural events taking place on campus throughout the year, from immersive psychology/theatre collaborations to music shows

Top facilities
Our Psychology Department has specialist facilities including eye-tracking technology, brain stimulation suites and forensic observation rooms
Accredited courses
Our degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society, which is a hallmark of quality and the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist
Career success
We have well-established links with employers and offer a mentoring scheme where you'll be paired with an academic to help develop your employability skills

Take a tour of the campus with students Drew and Clare

Why choose Goldsmiths, University of London?

Goldsmiths was founded in 1891 and has been part of the University of London for nearly 120 years. Alongside this history comes an innovative and creative approach to the subjects you can study, and a commitment to social and environmental justice. 

As a Goldsmiths student you'll enjoy a single-site campus in New Cross, South East London. It's in Zone 2 and just 10 minutes by train to Central or East London. So you can access the best of the world's top student city while still enjoying a friendly and supportive student community.

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Enjoy a single-site campus experience just 10 minutes by train to Central or East London

London's Piccadilly Circus by night, featuring a London Underground sign in the foreground and big neon screens in the background

Make the most of being in London, voted the world's top city to be a student (QS Best Student Cities 2023)

I adore my department, I love how tight-knit it feels. I was surprised at how at home I feel here and it’s still just my second year. The amount I’ve learned in a year and a half here is invaluable.

Lara, BSc Psychology

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