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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 3 years | SEP-22

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Our research degree in Psychology MPhil is for aspiring researchers who want to build on their expertise with high-quality scientific research.

When you study for a postgraduate research degree in psychology, you will interpret and advance our knowledge in psychology, producing original research which merits publication and informs current and future practice. You will be invited to submit a research proposal and will be supported by three supervisors who will support you through your independent research period.

Once accepted onto our programme, you will be registered for the MPhil in the first instance and will be given the option to transfer to PhD following a progress review. With a research degree, you will be able to pursue careers in further and higher education, or research opportunities in both the public and private sectors.

Careers and placements

What sort of careers do graduates pursue?

MPhil and PhD graduates in psychology can pursue careers in research as well as teaching in further and higher education and other opportunities in both public and private sectors.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You should have: A taught Masters degree, with a minimum average of 60% in all areas of assessment (e.g. Merit) level or above, in a generic subject area relevant to the subject matter of the proposed research project; and/or A First Class or Second Class, First Division (Upper Second Class) Honours degree in a subject area relevant to the proposed research project.

Department profile

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and training. We aim to transform the lives of students from a wide range of backgrounds by providing an education that enables them to become creative and confident contributors to society and as a faculty we ensure that our students graduate with the...more

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