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Institute of Psychology

Welcome to the Institute of Psychology

Undergraduate Courses


With exceptional facilities, accreditation from the BPS and a strong commitment to research, studying at Wolverhampton will provide you with an excellent foundation for a wide range of careers.

Find out about our undergraduate courses

Institute of Psychology News

Does it pay to be analytical?

PhD student Stephanie Rhodes discusses how we make decisions and whether it is wise to let our hearts rule our heads in an article published in the Psychologist, the official monthly publication of the BPS.

A wink is as good as a nod!

Cyberpsychologist Dr Chris Fullwood talks about the Psychology of emoticons in a Metro newspaper article by Ross McGuiness. 

Reader in Applied Psychology to present research at European conference

Dr Darren Chadwick will be presenting two research papers on communication and wellbeing for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their family carers at the 2014 IASSIDD European Regional Congress at the University of Vienna in July.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)CPD

We offer professional and applied Psychology and community training CPD courses. These currently focus on working with young people. Other additional CPD courses are currently in development.

Find out more about our CPD courses

Contact us

Institute of Psychology
Mary Seacole Building
City Campus - North

Tel: 0800 953 3222



Postgraduate Courses


We offer established professional training courses, leading to recognised qualifications in counselling psychology, occupational psychology and applied child psychology. We also have PhD opportunities.

Find out about our postgraduate courses

Research in Psychology

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Our research focuses on a number of areas  including: health psychology, cognitive psychology, cyberpsychology, forensic and investigative psychology, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Find out more about our research

Conferences and Events

Psychology events

We organise a range of conferences and events throughout the year, including our annual Psychology conference, skills workshops, career talks and a seminar series for internal and external speakers.

See our upcoming events