Postgraduate Research Degrees in Psychology, Ph. D. | University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) | Preston, United Kingdom
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Postgraduate Research Degrees in Psychology

36 months
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16900 GBP/year
5000 GBP/year
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About

The Postgraduate Research Degrees in Psychology from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will enable you to enhance your skills as a researcher and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in this field.

Overview

Undertaking a programme of research that you design and conduct as the principal investigator enables you to pose questions, and obtain answers, to a range of issues that impact on the world around us, to improve the lives of others and ultimately embark upon a journey that can lead to you being one of the leading experts in the world within your field. Completing a postgraduate research degree is the first step for many towards a career in research.

You’ll be part of a vibrant multi-disciplinary research community and undertake an individually tailored programme of further study and research training under expert guidance and supervision. We’ll equip you with outstanding research skills and the potential to advance knowledge and practice within the field of psychology.

Why study with us

By taking the Postgraduate Research Degrees in Psychology from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) you’ll have access to our Cognitive Psychology Complex (CPC), which comprises facilities for eye tracking, decision making, reasoning, perception and attention research.

We also have laboratories for Forensic Psychology research, including EvoFIT, our innovative and award-winning composite construction system for eye witness testimony research, based at our Preston Campus.

Other key facilities include our Brain Imaging Laboratory (BIL), used to measure and assess brain activity, and our Child Observation Suite (COS), used for research into children’s behaviour.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • We hold an annual Psychology Postgraduate Research Conference, where you’ll be able to gain a wider understanding of the research going on across the School and share your own research with others.
  • Take advantage of our comprehensive training programme to develop your professional and research skills.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

540 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form. You can create a login and get started using our Online Application System
  • A research proposal (Not applicable for studentship applications unless specified in the studentship description)
  • Copies of your first degree/master’s degree qualification certificates and transcripts with certified translations where applicable. If you are waiting for your award please advise when it will be conferred.
  • International students: A copy of your current passport and current visa, if applicable.
  • Where English is not your first language, evidence is required of your English language qualification at IELTS 6.5/7.0, with a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-score or an equivalent, acceptable qualification 
  • Two academic references (You must send you reference forms to your academic referees. These may be submitted separately.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Part-time (UK): £2,500 per year

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Available Scholarships

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Various benefits
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Alumni Loyalty Discount
Merit-based

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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Preston, United Kingdom
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Grant
500 GBP
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Carers Bursary
Need-based

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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Preston, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
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International Bursary
Merit-based

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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Preston, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
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International Alumni Scholarship
General Scholarships

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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Preston, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Dependants Bursary
Need-based

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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Preston, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
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Amber Student
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
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Boustany Foundation
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Various benefits
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Junhua Li
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Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
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British Council - Accreditation UK
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Grant
1652 GBP
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Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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1000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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