Ph. D. Blended


University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

36 months
4440 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Psychology programme 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.


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 Psychology programme 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


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from reputable university.
  • GPA 2.6/4 = 2:2.
  • GPA 3.2/4 – 2:1.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • EU/EEA

    4440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4440 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time: £2,220

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.


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