A PhD, by definition, is an original contribution to knowledge. It is distinct from a taught Masters in that your final output will be an extended dissertation or creative project relevant to...Read more
PhD Postgraduate research opportunities in Psychology
About this course
Excellent research opportunities await at the School of Psychology, enabling you to work at the forefront of developments with leading experts.
Study full or part-time over one to...Read more
Become trained in research methods and complete a high level research project
Study for a higher degree by research with our respected academics within Health and Social Care. ...Read more
This degree is focused on a multi-disciplinary subject at the interface of physics, engineering, life sciences and computer science. The PhD programme involves 3–4 years (more for part time students)...Read more
A PhD will typically take:
three to four years of full-time study; or
four to six years of part-time study.
Word length for the MPhil thesis varies according to discipline, and is about 20,000 words...Read more
About the course
A University of Hertfordshire research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. It develops extensive subject expertise and independent...Read more
An PhD is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires original research and the submission of a substantial dissertation of 60,000 to 100,000 words. At Birkbeck, you are initially registered...Read more
Social and Policy Studies at Loughborough has long been recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for our cutting-edge interdisciplinary work.
Our Social and Policy Studies department...Read more
We invite applications from enthusiastic research students wishing to explore an aspect of practice related to our research clusters.
Living well with dementia
Inclusion and diversity
Studying for a PhD with UEL’s School of Psychology will push you to the limit - and you’ll be supported all the way by our world-class academic staff. The School of Psychology has a thriving...Read more
Research in the School is organised into four research groups:
We are uniquely placed as one of the few international groups providing a bridging link between traditional...Read more
We have scientists and clinicians working together on all aspects of pharmaceutical sciences and clinical pharmacy. This spans the fundamental understanding and concepts of drug action, the discovery...Read more
The Doctoral College works with staff and students in all areas of the University’s research to ensure that our diverse community of postgraduate researchers are offered the best possible experience. ...Read more
Study psychology at postgraduate level and you become part of a diverse, dynamic and supportive community in which to research and learn. Research conducted under this programme heading can...Read more
Environmental factors influence our health and wellbeing, as well as affect ecosystems and wildlife. An intimate understanding of such factors – chemical substances, for example, or...Read more
Recently completed or current PhD student theses:
The prerequisites of successful maternal scaffolding behavior; What is the impact of repeatedly working with traumatised victims of rape and child abuse...Read more
PhD Postgraduate Research in Social Work and Social Care
Why choose this course?
We offer supervision for PhD research in a range of areas relating to Social Work and Social Care. The team has experience of full time, part time, mature professionals and overseas students. ...Read more
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme comprises a more significant piece of research which will enable you to contribute to the academic community through a larger written thesis (typically up to 90,000 words). ...Read more
To receive a PhD, you have to research a topic that we have approved and present a written thesis at an oral examination. Your work should be an original contribution to knowledge, or an original application...Read more