School of Psychology and Education

Aspire today. Inspire tomorrow.

Our courses are designed to give you the knowledge and skills for a range of careers, whether you aspire to become a leader, manager, coordinator, teacher, early-years professional, entrepreneur, business owner or something else entirely.


We aspire today to inspire tomorrow. We take a holistic view of psychology, care and education, with particular expertise in children and young people.

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Our Courses

Find out more about the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses available at the University of Suffolk.

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Our People

Discover the staff profiles of the people who work within the School of Psychology and Education.

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The mind is an endlessly engrossing subject for study. We provide you with a thorough grounding in each of the major fields.

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Childhood, Education and Family

We draw on our own research to support your learning and help you to explore your passions.

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Storytelling Conference

Our call for papers for our storytelling conference is now open! 

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Childhood Remixed

Childhood Remixed is an online journal promoting the interdisciplinary study of children and childhoods.

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Suffolk Psychology Society

The Suffolk Psychology Society aims to promote a wider understanding of psychology.

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Your teaching team

Professor Erica Joslyn is Dean of the School of Psychology and Education at the University of Suffolk. Erica holds undergraduate and masters degrees in Social Policy and a PhD in Public Policy and Management from the University of Birmingham in the UK. She has worked in higher educ...

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. This has included working closely with many different organisations including the Royal Acade...

Qualifications Medical Degree, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila , Bucharest, Romania (1998) MSc in Human Development and Family Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA (2004) PhD in Human Development and Family Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis,...

Sarah is a senior lecturer in social policy specialising in childhood. She has over twenty years of teaching experience in higher education and international primary education. At the University of Suffolk she teaches across a range of undergraduate and post graduate degree courses ...

Career Overview Sarah began her career as a Registered Nurse (adult), working in a number of specialisms including medicine, haematology, oncology and care of older people. She maintains links with the nursing profession by remaining on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) regist...

Dr Allison Boggis is the Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies programme.  Allison has taught on a variety of social science undergraduate and post-graduate courses since joining University of Suffolk in 2004. ...

Krissy has had rather an eclectic career starting out as a professional actress. She then joined British Airways and worked as cabin crew for six years. Whilst working for BA she studied for a BSc in Psychology and went on to complete a Masters in Research Methods at Reading Univers...

Qualifications PhD in Education and Psychology, Institute of Education, University of London (2014). MA in Educational Research, Department of Educational Research, Centre of Research and Advance Studies, Mexico (2004) Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy, Humanistic Centre of Gestalt P...

Career Overview & Research Interests 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...