Psychology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
University rank #101 ,
The School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham is a research-led department, with strong research groups in Visual Neuroscience, Behavioural Neuroscience, Perception and Action, Cognition and Language, Human Development and Learning and in Personality, Social Psychology and Health. We have comprehensive state-of-the-art facilities for work in Psychology and Neuroscience, including access to the world leading brain imaging facilities in the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre.


We are seeking highly-motivated candidates for our Psychology PhD programme to join a very active group of over 60 postgraduate students. Funded studentships are available through the School and various doctoral training centres at the University of Nottingham that support Psychology supervisors including the ESRC MGS (Psychology and Digital Society pathways), BBSRC and EPSRC Horizon.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

PhD candidates should first contact supervisors in their research area to discuss proposed projects. You should then develop a project proposal in discussion with that supervisor.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • Candidates should have a good honours degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A Masters qualification is not required at the point of application, but a Masters in a relevant discipline would be an advantage.
  • Your application form should be submitted via the University's admissions system

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 19120 International
  • GBP 4121 EU/EEA


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