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What's New

Honours provides a different experience to your Pre-Honours years, for example, lectures at Honours level are not routinely recorded. So please be prepared for such new challenges and embrace the greater flexibility in course choices, increased interaction with academic staff and other new experiences that Honours will bring.

Choosing your dissertation topic

Document with available dissertation projects

Materials from the dissertation info event: slides here recording here

Link to submit your dissertation choices (by 5pm on Friday, 27th April)

Induction lecture

You can find a recording of the Induction lecture and Transitions talk from Monday 18th September here

Writing Clinic

The PPLS Writing Centre is designed to help all of our students grow as writers.   We have an ever-expanding database of documents and articles to provide guidance and answer your questions.  We also offer both one-on-one appointments with personalised feedback and group workshops on a variety of topics.Whether you're trying to get started on an assignment or just looking to put the finishing touches on your dissertation, you're sure to find a way to improve your academic writing by paying us a visit. http://writingcentre.ppls.ed.ac.uk/

The Y3 Prize for Achievement in Psychology

Awarded to the student who obtains the best overall performance in Psychology 3. The prize itself is administered by Oxford University Press, who will provide you with a certificate, and £150 credit for Oxford University Press titles of your choice (not restricted to textbooks). 

Lunchtime seminar series on careers

In semester 2, we are continuing a new seminar series where we invited psychology professionals to talk about their careers. Seminars will happen on Fridays at 1:10pm (G32) - bring your own lunch. The talks will be informal and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and get advice.