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Psychology

Newcastle University

36 months
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35500 GBP/year
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About

The specialised research interests in Psychology at the Newcastle University include evolutionary psychology, perception and cognition, animal behaviour, neuroscience, social psychology and forensic psychology. We have PhDs funded by UK research councils and charities and we welcome self-funding applicants interested in doing postgraduate research in psychology.

Overview

We offer MPhil and PhD supervision in the areas of Psychology at the at the Newcastle University:

Clinical and health psychology

We research developmental disorders of perception and cognition, and the development and assessment of cognitive models of, and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) treatment for:

  • bipolar disorder
  • psychosis
  • anxiety
  • developmental disorders

Behaviour and evolution

We carry out studies of animal and human behaviour including:

  • the evolutionary psychology of mate choice
  • attractiveness and co-operation
  • evolutionary approaches to personality
Visual perception and human cognition

Our research includes:

  • perception of natural scenes
  • psychophysics and attention
  • visual social cognition and face processing
  • advertising and consumer behaviour

Development psychology

We focus on how different cognitive skills develop in children, from memory systems to learning in school. We have particular strength in developmental disorders such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigative interviewing of victims
  • Witnesses and suspected offenders of crime, including eye-witness testimony
  • Sexual offending, including historical allegations of sexual abuse
  • Communication in legal contexts

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a Master's degree would be advantageous.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4407 GBP per year during 36 months.

Full time: £4,407 - £15,607*

Part time: £2,203.50 - £7,803.50*

Full time: £24,000 - £35,500

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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