School of Psychology and Education

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We are a dynamic, diverse and innovative School striving to provide students with knowledge and expertise in Psychology, Education, Childhood, Families and Disability studies.

Our innovative range of courses are designed to equip students with key employability skills to pursue careers in a range of professions  such as psychologists, educational professionals,  therapists, family practitioners or something else entirely within public, voluntary or private sectors.

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Children and Childhoods Conference

We are excited to announce the 4th Biennial Children and Childhoods Conference at the University of Suffolk. Building on a successful legacy, we invite papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature of contemporary childhood studies.


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Psychology Courses

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Childhood, Education and Family Courses

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Your teaching team

Following her work as a teacher and teacher trainer in Leicester and London, Clare has spent over 15 years researching and evaluating ways to support progression across educational sectors and widen access to HE. This has included working with many different organisations, including...

Dr Dogaru is the course leader for MRes Social Sciences and Humanities. He is a paediatrician-turned-social scientist, with a medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania and a PhD in Human Development and Family Sciences from Oregon State University, USA. Dr D...

Sarah was appointed Head of the Suffolk Doctoral College in 2021.  Prior to this role she was an Associate Dean for Research in the School of Social Science and Humanities for three years. She is an Associate Professor of social policy specialising in Childhood Studies and has twen...

Sarah was a Senior Lecturer in Childhood in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Sarah began her career as a Registered Nurse at the Leeds General Infirmary. Subsequently, she graduated from the Open University with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and began a career in teaching...

Ferran is an HCPC registered Clinical and Health Psychologist. Ferran’s research interests focus on the following areas: Dual diagnosis in intellectual disability and Family burden; Schizophrenia; Bipolar disorders, Addictions and Child and Adolescent Health. ...

Dr Shaun Hammond is a lecturer in psychology and has over twenty years experience in teaching undergraduate psychology programmes. He currently lectures on the psychology and counselling programmes at University of Suffolk. His teaching areas include Social and Developmental Psych...

Dr Rachael Martin is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology for the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.  She is Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) and Associated Routes and the MSc Applications of Psychology with 14 years of lecturing experience. ...