Research course

Psychology

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Psychological Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Our PhD/MPhil Psychology programme enables you to undertake a research project from across the broad spectrum of topics that are integral to improving our understanding of psychological function.

These include (but are not limited to):

  • Audiology and hearing
  • Cognition and cognitive neuroscience
  • Dementia
  • Forensic psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Integration of psychological explanation to derive understanding and intervention in therapeutic settings
  • Interpersonal and family environments
  • Language and communicative development and disorders
  • Memory
  • Mental illness
  • Neuroscience and aphasia
  • Perception, action and decision making.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72-96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 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
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
admissions.doctoralacademy@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 5608