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Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master's degree would be advantageous.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

This MPhil and PhD in Psychology receives funding from UK research councils and charities.

Our Psychology MPhil and PhD cover many areas of specialism in psychology, including:

  • evolutionary psychology
  • perception and cognition
  • animal behaviour, neuroscience
  • social psychology
  • forensic psychology.

Clinical and health psychology

You'll research developmental disorders of perception and cognition. You'll address the development and assessment of cognitive models. This includes cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as treatment for:

  • bipolar disorder
  • psychosis
  • anxiety
  • developmental disorders.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

International students wishing to discuss these opportunities may contact:

Andrea Wadham
International Student Recruitment Manager
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4841
Email: biomed-international-pg@ncl.ac.uk

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
fmsgradschool@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7002