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Find out what it's like to study Psychology at Sheffield. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read some student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.

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The science of laughter

Our Mind Matters series features expert speakers on the psychology behind subjects such as humour, magic, touch and body image. Watch back over the talks so far and see what's coming up.

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PhD scholarships

Our research influences policy, changes lives and helps us to understand the world. We’ve got £8 million to fund PhD students who really shine. If you’re among the brightest and best in your field we want to hear from you.

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Our degrees explore every aspect of human behaviour, from biological, social and developmental psychology to psychological disorders and cognitive neuroscience.

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World-class research

We have experts working across neuroscience, robotics, child development, social psychology and healthcare. Our research drives innovation and improves lives through technological advancement and societal change.

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Partnerships

We work with a range of organisations, applying our psychology expertise and technical skills to solve important problems. You can find out how to collaborate with us through the Faculty of Science Knowledge Exchange Team.

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