• School of Biological & Chemical Sciences - UG Programmes

    General Information about Psychology

     Our BSc Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) to provide Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).  This is the first step on the path leading to professional qualifications in psychology, and to chartered psychologist status. In order to get accredited, you have to successfully complete the SBC304 Psychology Research Project, and gain at least a Second Class Honours degree (i.e. an overall pass mark of at least 50%).


    General information about resources and policies for all students in SBCS can be found on the SBCS Undergraduate guide page.

    •  3rd Year Module Choices for 2016-17
      Not available unless: You belong to 2nd Year Psychology Students
  • Psychology Student Representatives on SSLC (2015/16)

    These are the people elected by yourselves to represent your interests on the Student-Staff Liaison Committee.

      Anahita Shafai

      • First Year Psychology Programme Representative
      Anahita Shafai

      Maria Krupska

      • Second Year Psychology Programme Representative

      Maria Krupska

      Aleksander Filipczak

      • Third Year Psychology Programme Representative
      Aleksander Filipczak


      • Professor David Clayton:

        • Head of the Biological and Experimental Psychology Department of SBCS
        • Neuroscience: from Molecules to Behaviour (SBC624) module coordinator
        • Psychology Research Project (SBC304) module coordinator (30 credits)
        • Psychology of Creativity (SBC306) module coordinator
        • Extended Essay in Psychology (SBC610) module coordinator

        Professor Lars Chittka:

        • The Invertebrates (SBS416 module) coordinator

        Dr Emily Hannon:

        • Programme Tutor for psychology undergraduates & Lecturer in Psychology
        • Research methods and statistics in psychology I (PSY109) module coordinator
        • Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SBC372) module coordinator
        • Health Psychology (SBC502) module coordinator
        • Cognitive Psychology (SBC201) module coordinator

        Dr Tiina Eilola: 

        • Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director of Taught Programmes (Psychology)
        • Essential Skills for Psychologists (PSY100) module coordinator
        • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology II (SBC242) module coordinator
        • Current Topics in Psychology (PSY113) module coordinator
        • Explanations in Psychology (SBC263) module coordinator

        Dr Magda Osman: 

        • Senior Lecturer & Ethics coordinator
        • Consciousness and Causality (SBC614) module coordinator

        Dr Nathan Emery:

        • Senior Lecturer
        • Evolution of the Human Mind (SBC344) module coordinator

        Dr Alan McElligott:

        • Senior Lecturer
        • Behavioural Ecology (SBS216) module coordinator

        Dr Isabelle Mareschal:

        • Lecturer in Psychology
        • Brain and Behaviour (PSY121) module coordinator
        • Behavioural Neuroscience Methods (PSY321) module coordinator

        Dr Robert Lachlan:

        • Lecturer in Psychology
        • Evolutionary Psychology (SBC240) module coordinator

        Robert Lachlan

        Dr Sevasti Foka:

        • Lecturer in Psychology
        • Exploring Psychology (PSY115) module coordinator
        • Occupational Psychology (PSY123) module coordinator
        • Personality and Individual Differences (SBC302) module coordinator
        • Counselling Psychology (PSY329) module coordinator

        Dr Janelle Jones: 

        • Lecturer in Psychology
        • Social Psychology (SBC206) module coordinator
        • Positive Psychology (PSY229) module coordinator

        Dr Michael Pluess:

        • Lecturer in Psychology
        • Developmental Psychology (SBC204) module coordinator


        • Our programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). This gives graduates the opportunity to gain Graduate Membership of the Society and acts as a mark of quality that prospective students and employers understand and value. To be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership in the BPS, students must successfully complete the Psychology Research Project in their third year and gain at least a Second Class Honours degree (i.e. an overall pass mark of at least 50%).

        • Find out more about the benefits of completing a  BPS accredited programme
        • What is British Psychological Society accreditation
        • British Psychological Society Student Members Group (SMG)
        • British Psychological Society Code of Ethics and Conduct