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Psychology, MPhil, PhD, DEdPsy

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

As part of your MPhil or PhD, you'll be enrolled on a Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PgCert RDP) course for which you'll have to complete a range of personal, professional and career development activities.

These activities aim to develop the transferrable skills you'll use throughout your career and also within a particular researcher development framework.

DEdPsy

Our DEdPsy degree is specific to Educational Psychology.

Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD) programme 

As part of the Psychology programme at the University of Strathclyde, you'll be enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD). 

This certificate is designed to support you with your research and rewards you for things you'll do as a research student here.

It'll help you improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:

  • the knowledge & intellectual abilities to conduct your research
  • the personal qualities to succeed in your research & chosen career
  • the standards, requirements & conduct of a professional researcher in your discipline
  • working with others & communicating the impact of your research to a wide range of audiences

All you have to do is plan these activities alongside your doctorate, documenting and reflecting your journey to success along the way.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You can apply for a postgraduate research degree at any point in the year.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • MPhil - 1 year
      • DEdPsy - 2 years
      • PhD - 3 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You can study either an MPhil or a PhD within any of our three research areas:

  • Cognition
  • Health Psychology & Behavioural Medicine
  • Development & Educational Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    73

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

MPhil & PhD

  • We look for a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Psychology or a similar discipline.
  • However, the majority of our MPhil and PhD students will usually have completed a Master's degree in Psychology after their Honours degree.
  • Also, if English isn't your first language, you'll also need to have a recent UKVI recognised Secture English Language Test (SELT) qualification.

DEdPsy

  • You'll need to be a practising educational psychologist when you're planning to join this programme.
  • Your application must be supported by the Principal Educational Psychologist of the service you're working in.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13550 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4327 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4327 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Rest of UK: £4,327

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 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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