The postgraduate students of the Psychology programme offered by the University of Bristol are a very important part of the departmental research culture and are a key component in maintaining our international research reputation.
Before submitting an application, we strongly recommend that potential applicants make informal contact with the member of academic staff who has expertise in the research area you wish to pursue.
Many of our PhD graduates work in academia; others work in the private sector or in government institutions.
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- Research activity in the school is organised into research themes. Within each theme, there is a set of focused research groups.
- An important feature of this research structure is the extent of collaboration across research groups and across the themes. All groups address fundamental questions and look at the impact of their work more broadly in industry, healthcare, education and society. Across these thematic research groups, there are particular strengths in computational neuroscience and neuropsychology.
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- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesPsychology Cognitive Sciences Educational Psychology View 23 other PhDs in Cognitive Sciences in United Kingdom
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- An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in psychology or a related discipline.
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International24600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24600 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4565 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4565 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: part-time £2,283
Living costs for Bristol
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.