Research degrees (MSc and PhD)
The School offers supervision for full-time or part-time research degrees at MSc and PhD level in any of the following areas. Applicants should send an outline of the research they propose to pursue with their application form.
- Cognitive psychology/neuropsychology: visual cognition; memory; clinical neuropsychology; language; human-computer interaction.
- Developmental psychology: cultural ideas regarding development; children's conversational skills; discourse and conversation analysis; recognition memory processes in children; development of prejudice and stereotyping; children's social identity; children with learning disabilities.
- Forensic psychology: police procedures; legal decision making; eye-witness testimony
- Group processes and intergroup relations: social identity and self-categorisation; small group performance; group decisions; intergroup relations; stereotyping; prejudice; discrimination; inequality; collective behaviour.
- Social psychology: group processes; intergroup relations; prejudice; attributional style; attitude change and persuasion; personality and individual differences.
We offer the following research degrees:
- Cognitive Psychology/Neuropsychology PhD
- Forensic Psychology PhD
- Psychology MSc, PhD
- Social Psychology MSc, PhD
- Under the Psychology MSc and PhD programmes we also offer supervision in the area of Developmental Psychology
MSc by research is one year full-time or two years part-time
PhD is three years full-time or five years part-time
Research degrees are based on a research project and do not involve coursework; however, research students who have not already passed a suitable advanced statistics course will be required to take our Advanced Statistics and Methodology module in their first year.
For informal enquiries please contact Carly Turnham (T: +44 (0)1227 824775; E: email@example.com).