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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Psychotherapy Cognitive Psychology Behavioural Psychology Clinical Psychology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This course is normally carried out over eight years, equivalent to four years of full-time study, although it may take less time in certain circumstances. The chosen topic of a DPhil in CBT should have a significant focus on issues related to cognitive behavioural theory and/or practice, for example: the development of a better understanding of the cognitive and behavioural aspects of a problem; developing an aspect of CBT to address a particular disorder; exploring theoretical or methodological issues in relation to cognitive behavioural practice etc. The DPhil in CBT should focus on a primary research topic relevant to the theory, principles and practice of interventions, including group and individual treatments, third wave approaches, self-help based approaches and supervision. Examination for the DPhil is by submission of a thesis and oral examination. You will be strongly encouraged to participate in seminars and informal meetings with staff and other researchers. The major commitment of time will be to individual study and research. As a student on this course you will have an identified Oxford-based supervisor who is interested in your research ideas and, in some instances, you will also need to identify a field supervisor who can closely monitor and advise on your practical research.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

8 years

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,865

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,058

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students are normally expected to be predicted or have achieved a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in a related subject, or to have completed the OUDCE Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural History, or a master’s degree. Applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA normally sought is 3.5 out of 4.0.