Fully-funded PhD Position in Psychology

Plymouth University has an opening PhD position in psychology. This position is available for all students around the world. Applicants should apply before April 10, 2015.

- The PhD Studentship is available in any of the specialist areas of research supported by the School. The school has a wide range of psychology research interests including cognition, vision, music, developmental, emotion, health, clinical, social and neuroscience. For a list of proposed PhD areas, please visit:
- Successful applicants will be part of a large, vibrant, highly collaborative community of PhD students with good interdisciplinary links. Currently the School has 51 students registered for a PhD, and 30 students studying for a DClinPsy. Psychology PhD students automatically become members of both the Plymouth University Doctoral Training Centre in Social Sciences, which provides interdisciplinary training and networking opportunities for around 250 doctoral students, and the Cognition Institute which is an interdisciplinary research Institute providing further opportunities for training and collaboration.
Application Requirements
- Applicants should have (at least) a first or upper second class honours degree in an appropriate subject and preferably a relevant MSc or MRes qualification.
- The full-time studentship is supported for 3 years and includes full Home/EU tuition fees plus a stipend of £ 14,057 per annum. The studentship will only fully fund those applicants who are eligible for Home/EU fees with relevant qualifications. Applicants normally required to cover overseas fees will have to cover the difference between the Home/EU and the overseas tuition fee rates (approximately £ 10,800 per annum).
- For informal discussion about potential PhD topics, please contact potential supervisors directly. For general enquiries about doctoral study in the School of Psychology, please contact the postgraduate tutor, Professor Tim Hollins (
How to apply?
- General information about applying for a research degree at Plymouth University is available at:
- You can apply via the online application form which can be found at:
- For more information on the admissions process contact Catherine Johnson (
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