Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

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A flexible course which provides the opportunity to study cognitive, social, developmental and behavioural psychology.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.


Overview πŸ”— This is the Psychological and Behavioural Sciences section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website πŸ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Psychological and Behavioural Sciences undergrad prospectus πŸ”— 🌟, which gives a general overview of what studying Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus πŸ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Psychological and Behavioural Sciences student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

Studying Psychology at Trinity College πŸ”— 🌟 A great Q&A with Professor Simon Baron-Cohen from the Department of Psychology.

CambTweet PBS πŸ”— 🌟 Follow the daily life of a Cambridge Psychology student through this Twitter account!

Q&A with the Cambridge PBS student πŸ”— A short Q&A video with a third-year Psychology and Behavioural Sciences student at Cambridge.

Application Resources

Reading lists πŸ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ πŸ”— 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Psychological and Behavioural Sciences interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!