Psychology, Ph.D.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15200
    Tuition (Year)
    4195
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #201 ,
The School of Psychology has a thriving, well-resourced and engaged PhD community that is central to its research environment. Students are strategically appointed to research projects with the express purpose of enhancing research capacity and development in prioritised areas for which the School aims to enhance world-leading research.

About

  • The School of Psychology has a postgraduate research community of around 50 PhD students who are very well resourced and supported in their research.
  • The School has made extensive material investments in infrastructure, including two computer labs and access to several suites of dedicated research labs, to support their research.
  • Students are a central part of the research environment of the School and participate in School-level seminars and research meetings.
  • Students are expected and encouraged to publish during their PhD research and are supported in doing so through their research training.
  • Subject-specific postgraduate modules in research design and methods are delivered as part of the PhD training portfolio to complement the generic University training and further topic-specific research training is also available.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The School of Psychology at Queen's ranked in the top 10 psychology departments in the UK for research intensity in REF 2014 and provides an excellent environment in which to carry out PhD research.

One distinctive aspect of the PhD experience in the School of Psychology is the high level of spontaneous peer-support, initiative, and engagement among this community of Doctoral researchers. This is valued and fostered by the School through its support of the postgraduate conference and postgraduate week activities as well as wide-ranging involvement of research students across many aspects of School life.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School.

Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent).

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, is required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15200 International
  • EUR 4195 EU/EEA

The full-time standard postgraduate research tuition fee, for a student commencing study in the academic year 2017-18 is £4,195

Funding

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