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Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

FEB-22

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

If you want to further your psychology knowledge through your own research, start your journey at Portsmouth.

Our Department of Psychology is home to internationally-renowned experts in psychology and exceptional facilities for practical and theoretical research – 100% of our research impact in the area of psychology, psychiatry and neurosciences was rated as outstanding or very considerable in terms of reach and significance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Our fundamental and applied research reflects the broad scope of psychological study, exploring topics including child development of social skills, eye witness testimony, the evolution of primate facial expressions and factors affecting drug use.

Our researchers are addressing important issues in society, whether helping law enforcement agencies prosecute, developing methods to improve wellbeing and quality of life, supporting animal conservation and welfare initiatives, or unpacking the basics of psychological functioning – and as a postgraduate researcher, you'll play your part in transforming our expertise into action.

What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£17,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject, with relevant research methods. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.

University information

Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today. Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety...more

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