Research course

Psychology by Research

Institution
University of Strathclyde · School of Psychological Sciences and Health
Qualifications
PhDMPhilDEdPsy

Entry requirements

MPhil & PhD

We look for a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Psychology or a similar discipline.

However, the majority of our MPhil and PhD students will usually have completed a Master's degree in Psychology after their Honours degree.

Also, if English isn't your first language, you'll also need to have a recent UKVI recognised Secture English Language Test (SELT) qualification.

DEdPsy

You'll need to be a practising educational psychologist when you're planning to join this programme.

Your application must be supported by the Principal Educational Psychologist of the service you're working in.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You can study an MPhil over the course of one year, a DEdPsy over two years or a PhD over three years.

MPhil and PhD

You can study either an MPhil or a PhD within any of our three research areas:

As part of your MPhil or PhD, you'll be enrolled on a Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PgCert RDP) course for which you'll have to complete a range of personal, professional and career development activities.

These activities aim to develop the transferrable skills you'll use throughout your career and also within a particular researcher development framework.

DEdPsy

Our DEdPsy degree is specific to Educational Psychology.

For more information please see the course page.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language, you'll also need to have a recent UKVI recognised Secture English Language Test (SELT) qualification.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,195 p/a
International students
EU £4,195 p/a Non EU £12,500 p/a

Please see the website and the scholarship search.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
33 months

MPhil

full time
12 months

DEdPsy

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Phone
0141 548 2700