Normally a 2:1 honours degree and a research proposal in an area where supervision is available.
Months of entry
Research in Psychology covers a wide range of areas, and the Division is fast becoming known for its distinct excellence in applicable psychological research. The Division is currently broadly divided into five research groups, comprising: The Cognition, Development and Assistive Technologies Group; The Cyberpsychology Group; The Gender Identities and Social Interaction Group; The Learning, Memory and Cognition group; and The Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health Group. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and other topics that fit within, across and around these broad areas can also be considered.
Psychology represents an empirical subject that has at its foundation the importance of primary research and our postgraduate provision is informed by both BPS and ESRC research methods guideline.
Fees and funding
The funding for PhDs can come from a variety a sources such as the government, research councils, industry, University awards and private funds. We have an established record in securing externally finded studentships (e.g EPSRC, ESRC, Responsibility in Gambling Trust).
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate School
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