Psychology research

Postgraduate research programmes available for online application in the School of Psychology are listed together with possible start dates.

The titles of research programmes are generic to encompass the wide range of research opportunities available. The research areas for MPhil and PhD specified below reflect the areas of expertise within this School. You will be given an opportunity to specify your proposed project/topic later in the application.

Research areas for MPhil and PhD include:

  • biological psychology
  • cognitive psychology
  • development psychology
  • social psychology.

To proceed with your application, you will need to:

  • identify the programme you want to apply for
  • decide whether you would like to study on a full time or part time basis
  • select your preferred start date.
Programme nameMode of attendanceStarting date
Doctor of Educational Psychology (September Start) Full-time 1 September 2017
  Full-time 1 September 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (April Start) Full-time 1 April 2017
  Full-time 1 April 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (January Start) Full-time 3 January 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (July Start) Full-time 1 July 2017
  Full-time 1 July 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (October Start) Full-time 1 October 2017
  Full-time 1 October 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (April Start) Full-time 1 April 2017
  Full-time 1 April 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (January Start) Full-time 3 January 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (July Start) Full-time 1 July 2017
  Full-time 1 July 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (October Start) Full-time 1 October 2017
  Full-time 1 October 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (April Start) Part-time 1 April 2017
  Part-time 1 April 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (January Start) Part-time 3 January 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (July Start) Part-time 1 July 2017
  Part-time 1 July 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (October Start) Part-time 1 October 2017
  Part-time 1 October 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (April Start) Part-time 1 April 2017
  Part-time 1 April 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (January Start) Part-time 3 January 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (July Start) Part-time 1 July 2017
  Part-time 1 July 2018
Master of Philosophy (Psychology) (October Start) Part-time 1 October 2017
  Part-time 1 October 2018

If you have difficulty locating the programme you want to apply for please check the name of the programme in postgraduate course finder using the postgraduate prospectus.

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