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The School of Psychology & Neuroscience at St Andrews is a world
class department with a long and distinguished history.

St Andrews scoop prizes from RSE

St Andrews scoop prizes from RSE

Leading academics from the University of St Andrews scooped half of this year’s Royal Society of Edinburgh prizes.

Infant monkey and mother

Keeping it in the family

How young monkeys learn from their mums

Close up of human eye

The eye has it

Researchers show that seeing in 3D with one eye is possible


Elephants making a point

How elephants understand humans best.


Picking up mistakes

How playing an instrument can sharpen the mind.

Psychology building

Prospective students

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses including part-time evening degree


Current students

Information for current undergraduate and postgraduates



Who-does-what among all members of the school, academic and supporting



Active research groups in the school