Research course

Professional Practice: Psychological Perspectives

Canterbury Christ Church University · Applied Psychology

Entry requirements

Candidates will be required to demonstrate the potential to study at postgraduate level. Evidence usually includes a good first degree, 1st or 2.1 classification or equivalent. A relevant master's degree would strengthen the application.

If English is not your first language and your university qualifications were not taught and examined in English, you need to submit evidence of your ability in English language with your application. This should be an IELTS or TOEFL test if possible.

The minimum scores needed are: 7.0 for IELTS with no element below 6.5.

Months of entry


Course content

Our PhD in professional practice: psychological perspectives is structured so as to enable an individualised programme of study and research for each candidate, based around a specific chosen theme within their area of professional practice.

Department specialisms

This PhD in Professional Practice: Psychological Perspectives is aimed at providing experienced professionals with the opportunity to develop advanced research skills and knowledge in the theory and practice of your discipline, and to pursue original lines of research in areas of direct relevance to your work. This is a programme of reflective review and research-based professional development for experienced practitioners, managers, academics and other professionals. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Alex Hassett,

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    60-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions (Postgraduate)
01227 782900