Entry requirements

We expect you to have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree (at least a 2.1 or international equivalent) or Master’s degree (Merit or international equivalent) in Psychology or related discipline. Having already completed a Master’s degree is considered desirable but not necessary.

Months of entry


Course content

The PhD by research in Psychology gives you an opportunity to engage in world class research at the University of Southampton. Students will, with the help of a supervisory team, develop and conduct novel research in Psychology. We have a number of excellent laboratories across the different disciplines in Psychology; your work might make use of our fMRI or ERP facilities, VR labs, or our other cutting-edge research tools.

Fees and funding

Funding may be available through the South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD with integrated study
    part time
    36-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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