Research course

Applied Psychology

University of Nottingham · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

A 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

October, July, April, February

Course content

The Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology offers both PhD and MPhil degrees in applied psychology related to its core areas of interest.

Research projects are usually either placed within the relevant research group or managed as collaboration across groups.

All research students have a main supervisor and a second supervisor.

The topic areas of potential supervisors can be seen on the division's website.

The PhD in Applied Psychology is suitable for students who wish to study any area of applied psychology. It generally involves a three year full time or 6 year part-time research programme where the student can intensively study in the area of their choice supervised by experts in the field. The MPhil usually takes 2 years full time or 4 years part time.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any subject).

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Psychology Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 846 7238