Taught course

Psychology Doctorate (Top up)

Teesside University · School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Law
PsychD by taught

Entry requirements

All applicants should have: HCPC registration as a practitioner psychologist a minimum of three years' experience in current psychological practice.


Months of entry


Course content

This course provides you with the opportunity to study theory and research related to a specialised area of psychology to doctorate level. The production of the advanced independent work also allows you to enhance your understanding of conducting research and of the ethical issues involved in this process.

You learn through lectures, small discussion groups and ongoing individual supervision. The virtual learning environment is also used to provide learning resources for each module and an interactive learning environment enables you to discuss materials with other students and the teaching staff.

There is a variety of assessment methods. Including an oral and written presentation of the research proposal, ethics submission and the production of a 35-40 000 word advanced independent work followed by a viva voce.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification and course duration

PsychD by taught

30 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Dissertation100 (35000 words)

Course contact details

Admissions Team
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