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MPhil/PhD in Psychology

Standard duration: Full-time: 3-4 years, Part-time: up to 7 years

Min. entry requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a related subject

English Language: IELTS 7.0, Band B

Areas for PhD supervision include:

Behavioural Science: Economic and Consumer Psychology; Judgement, Risk and Decision- Making; Psychology and the Law; Computational Modelling of Human Behaviour; Attention, Visual Processing and Emotional Processing

Language and Learning: Reading and Language Acquisition; Word Recognition; Computational and Experimental Approaches to Language Learning; Second Language Learning; Developmental Cognitive Disorders; Use of Gesture and Non-verbal Communication.

Lifespan Health and Wellbeing: Longitudinal Epidemiology and Experimental Psychology, with common interests in the factors that determine and/or the mechanisms that underlie healthy living, development and ageing; sleep and pain; disaster recovery; culture, relationships and well-being.

Application Fact File

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a related subject

English Language Requirements:
Band B, IELTS 7.0


Applications should be made online at

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rates)

Full-time £4,109, Part-time £2,465

Overseas (band 1):
Full-time £15,460, Part-time £9,276

Overseas (band 2):
Full-time £19,740, Part-time £11,844

Please note: These are the standard course fees. Check the fees page for a list of courses with non-standard fees.

Funding (MPhil/PhD)

You can access Departmental Scholarships, as well as scholarships offered through the ESRC and Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centres - find out more. Other funding options are available via The Graduate School.