Entry requirements

A research degree offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and prove yourself as a researcher. Queen's is committed to the enhancement of research training and teaching and offers postgraduate research opportunities across all fields of study. The following postgraduate research study routes for this subject area are:

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)
  • MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPhil)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School.

MODE OF STUDY/DURATION

Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The School of Psychology has a thriving, well-resourced and engaged PhD community that is central to its research environment. Students are strategically appointed to research projects with the express purpose of enhancing research capacity and development in prioritised areas for which the School aims to enhance world-leading research.

RESEARCH STRENGTHS

  • The School of Psychology has a postgraduate research community of around 50 PhD students who are very well resourced and supported in their research.
  • The School has made extensive material investments in infrastructure, including two computer labs and access to several suites of dedicated research labs, to support their research.
  • Students are a central part of the research environment of the School and participate in School-level seminars and research meetings.
  • Students are expected and encouraged to publish during their PhD research and are supported in doing so through their research training.
  • Subject-specific postgraduate modules in research design and methods are delivered as part of the PhD training portfolio to complement the generic University training and further topic-specific research training is also available.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/

Fees and funding

Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found at http://www.qub.ac.uk/SchoolsDepartments

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Teresa McCormack
Email
t.mccormack@qub.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)28 9097 4174
Fax
+44 (0)28 9097 5486