Facilities and resources
Psychology Resource Laboratories
Our social science students use our multi-purpose Psychology Resource Laboratories throughout their studies. The lab has dedicated technicians and a range of high-tech facilities including:
- an applied cognition lab
- a creative methods lab for interactive experiments and focus groups
- experimental booths for one-to-one computer-based experiments
- mobile eye tracker, eye-tracking glasses and psychophysiology measuring kit.
The Design Archives
The University of Brighton Design Archives is based at our Grand Parade building on our City Campus. It is an internationally significant research base with a curatorial team that initiates and promotes collaborative activity through a programme of projects. It focuses on British design and global design organisations in the twentieth century, welcoming scholars and students from many academic disciplines researching the designed environment, the design profession and design practice.
Dress History Teaching Collection
The aim of the Dress History Teaching Collection, held in our Pavilion Parade building, is to offer all students and staff at the University of Brighton direct access to closely examine and photograph historical and world fabrics and garments while encouraging the use of the collection within material culture research.
Our social work degrees are run in partnership with local agencies including:
- Brighton & Hove City Council
- East Sussex County Council
- West Sussex County Council
History of art and design
The courses in our history of art and design programme work closely with Brighton Museum
Our degrees in psychology and social work are accredited by the following organisations: