School of Applied Social Science

What is ‘applied’ psychology?

Our psychology degrees all have an ‘applied focus. But what does that mean?  Putting real-world experience at the heart of your learning, you will explore different perspectives and apply your learning to personal and social issues. Lois is in her second year on our Applied Psychology BSc(Hons) degree and shares her experience of studying with…

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

At the University of Brighton, we are proud to have an extraordinarily talented staff and student community – and we are committed to equality of opportunity. To mark International Women’s Day this year – we invited colleagues involved in equality activities and our students to tell us about the women who inspire them. Watch the…

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Spending review must boost council’s ability to support low income households

Carl Walker, Reader and Course leader, MA Community Psychology, has co-wrote a report for the London-based Centre for Responsible Credit and the Local Government Association. The report highlights the need for the spending review to boost council funding in order to help low income households. You can read the full story here.    

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