Research course

School of Psychology

University of Leeds · Psychological Therapies Research Centre
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

For taught and research Masters courses, applicants are expected to have obtained a first class or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject prior to commencing the programme.

For MPhil or PhD study you will normally need a Masters degree in a relevant area.

Exceptions to these academic requirements may be made if you can demonstrate significant industry experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Our students are a vital part of our research environment, contributing to world-leading projects, and to the development of ideas. By being at the centre, driving forward ideas, you will see that here at Leeds training and participation in research are balanced components of the doctoral training experience. You will share the close support of a postgraduate community of students, of world-leading academics, and especially you will enjoy a friendly and exciting research environment.

Fees and funding

Please see the scholarship page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
full time
36+ months


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Sue Flockton
+44 (0)113 3435724