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They offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate students who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD. As a research student you will work with two members of our academic staff and become a member of one of our nine research groups.
Due to the diverse nature of research within the school, there are many different possibilities for MPhil and PhD projects. Progression through both programmes involves satisfactory completion of annual research activity reports as well as some optional taught courses. This rigorous training is designed to provide you with necessary research skills and equip you with communication, information technology, personal development and employment-related skills. This training can be tailored to meet your individual needs. You will also be expected to attend the school’s research seminars.
Research spans nine themes :
Language and development
Social psychology and affective science
Vision and attention
MPhil : An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) either in psychology or in a related subject relevant to the chosen area. PhD: A masters degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline related to applied psychology plus, an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A masters degree either in psychology or with an element of psychology is highly advantageous. Applicants must have graduated from an approved university. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element) TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements) PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than 55 in each element) IELTS and TOEFL test results must be less than 2 years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test
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