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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our specialised research interests in psychology include evolutionary psychology, perception and cognition, animal behaviour, neuroscience, social psychology and forensic psychology. We have PhDs funded by UK research councils and charities and we welcome self-funding applicants interested in doing postgraduate research in psychology.

The School of Psychology offers MPhil and PhD supervision in the following areas:

Clinical and health psychology

We research developmental disorders of perception and cognition, and the development and assessment of cognitive models of, and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) treatment for:

bipolar disorder
psychosis
anxiety
developmental disorders

Behaviour and evolution

We carry out studies of animal and human behaviour including:

the evolutionary psychology of mate choice
attractiveness and co-operation
evolutionary approaches to personality

Visual perception and human cognition

Our research includes:

perception of natural scenes
psychophysics and attention
visual social cognition and face processing
advertising and consumer behaviour

Development psychology

We focus on how different cognitive skills develop in children, from memory systems to learning in school. We have particular strength in developmental disorders such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Forensic psychology

Our research includes:

investigative interviewing of victims
witnesses and suspected offenders of crime, including eye-witness testimony
sexual offending, including historical allegations of sexual abuse
communication in legal contexts.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 12 months | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,327 - £15,127 per year. The fees stated are for 2019 entry only. We are aligning our 2020 entry tuition fees for students with those set by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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