School of Psychology and Social Science

Explore society and human behaviour with a BPS accredited degree

 
About the school
The School of Psychology and Social Science provides degree courses exploring human behaviours across these two key areas of social science, and is led by a team of highly experienced academics who are passionate about the subjects they teach. The School’s courses prepare you with a range of transferable skills that employers from a wide range of organisations will value.
We regularly review and update our psychology and social science course syllabuses to ensure that the topics you study are entrenched in the here and now. Led by Dr Gail Steptoe-Warren, the School’s team of academic staff are widely published across topics and disciplines that impact today’s society, including gender studies, cyberspace identities, crime and deviance, mental health and wellbeing, child psychology, and much more.
The single-subject psychology degree courses at the School of Psychology are accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS).
 
Arden in numbers
student satisfaction
95%
student satisfaction
95% of our graduates said they were satisfied with the Arden University learning experience.
of careers transformed
90%
of careers transformed
90% of Arden graduates say their career possibilities have been enhanced by studying with us.*
global study locations
7
global study locations
Study from anywhere online, on campus in Berlin, or at one of our five UK study centres, including three locations in London.
Alumni are proud to be Arden graduates
9/10
Alumni are proud to be Arden graduates
In recognition of our continued commitment to our students, we were named number one education business in the 2020 Education Investor Awards.

Faculty staff

Dr Gail Steptoe-Warren

Arden’s psychology and social science degrees are designed to explore human behaviours across diverse areas of psychology and social science such as criminology, sociology, and criminal justice. These courses provide you with a range of transferable skills that are valued by employers from a wide range of industries. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family. 

Dr Gail Steptoe-Warren
Head of School - Psychology
Dr Sophie Ward
Dr Sophie Ward
Deputy Head of School - Psychology
Dr Kim Marsh
Dr Kim Marsh
Deputy Head of School - Social Sciences
Dr Anthony Thompson
Dr Anthony Thompson
Programme Leader (Postgraduate Psychology)
Dr Nigel Wilson
Dr Nigel Wilson
Programme Leader (Undergraduate Psychology)

Accrediting bodies and industry partners

The British Psychological Society (BPS)
The British Psychological Society (BPS)
The single-subject psychology degree courses at the School of Psychology are accredited by The British Psychological Society, the representative body for professional psychologists in the UK.