Research course

Experimental Psychology

UCL - University College London · Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelors degree or a taught UK Master's degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

We offer an outstanding research and teaching environment providing opportunities for graduate students to work with world-renowned researchers across a wide spectrum of topics. Our research focuses on understanding the psychological and biological bases of behaviour, to improve the health and wellbeing of both individuals and society. Research in the department includes behavioural neuroscience, perceptual and cognitive sciences and cognitive neuroscience. We host several research centres and institutes including the Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Centre, the Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, and the Birkbeck/UCL Centre for Neuroimaging. Research facilities available to members of staff comprise state-of-the-art equipment for most types of behavioural research, scanning facilities (MRI), eye- and motion-tracking facilities as well as TMS facilities.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

PhD Administrator
+44 (0)20 7679 5332