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 ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ 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 ๐Ÿ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The course structure page ๐Ÿ”— gives a general overview of what studying Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus ๐Ÿ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ 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 ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ A great Q&A with Professor Simon Baron-Cohen from the Department of Psychology.

CambTweet PBS ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Follow the daily life of a Cambridge Psychology student through this Twitter account!

Q&A with the Cambridge PBS student ๐Ÿ”— A short Q&A video with a third-year Psychology and Behavioural Sciences student at Cambridge.

Application Resources

Reading lists ๐Ÿ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long they are; theyโ€™re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Psychological and Behavioural Sciences interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!