PhD 3 years, MPhil 1 year (Full-time) / Opportunities available (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)
To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in a range of areas related to research undertaken in the School.
We welcome applications from students interested in researching for a PhD in the areas of Biological, Cognitive or Social Psychology.
Areas of particular interest include:
- Behavioural Neuroscience & Genetics
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Imaging Science
- Perception & Action
- Attention & Memory
- Thinking & Reasoning
- Learning & Development
- Social Psychology
- Wellbeing, Health, and Mental Health
- Developmental Science
Detailed information on each of these research areas is available at: www.cardiff.ac.uk/psych
- Research in the specialist areas is conducted in a large number of purpose-built laboratories that have all been refurbished within the last five years
- The broad range of expertise within the School allows us to provide training in an unusually wide range of methodological techniques
- A distinctive feature of the School is that the integration which exists across different disciplines provides unique opportunities for multi-disciplinary research projects
A 1st or upper 2nd class UK honours degree, or equivalent, in Psychology or a related discipline, is usually required.
For non-native speakers of English one of the following will be required: an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (overseas applicants who require a visa to study in the UK also need to achieve a minimum of 5.5 in each skill area) or a TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) overall score of at least 90 (overseas applicants who require a visa to study in the UK, in addition to the score of 90, are also required to achieve the minimum subscores in each of the skill areas, 17 Listening; 18 Reading; 20 Speaking; 17 Writing, this is a UKBA requirement).
Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.
The fees for 2013/2014 entry are provisional until the RCUK confirms the fee levels, which is expected in April/May 2013.
UK & EU Full Time for 2013/14
UK & EU Part Time for 2013/14
International Full Time for 2013/14
International Part Time for 2013/14
Next intake: The University has four entry points for research degrees; 1st October, 1st January, 1st April or 1st July
Name: Ms Lesley-Anne Strabel
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 5381