University of Sussex: Applied Social Psychology

InstitutionUniversity of Sussex View institution profile
Department Psychology
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Gain a thorough grounding in theoretical perspectives, along with state-of-the-art research techniques.

Study applied psychology in an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment. You'll learn from faculty in Social and Applied Psychology - one of the largest groups of social and applied social psychologists in the country, and one of the UK’s leading research groups.

We have expertise in the areas of:

- consumer beliefs and behaviour

- intergroup relations and crowd dynamics

- issues related to health and illness

- psychological interventions.

You’ll develop the skills to undertake postgraduate research in psychology, or to embark on policy-related work or a wide variety of careers involving research. This Masters is recognised as a pathway to doctoral study by the ESRC-funded South East Network for Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership.


The University of Sussex




We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

A uniquely Sussex education
We offer over 200 postgraduate courses designed to enable you to make a positive difference in the world.

From American Studies to Robotics, Applied Linguistics to International Management, Philosophy to Human Rights, we have stimulating courses – and world-respected academics – across the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.

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