Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University


The Division of Psychology has seen much expansion in recent years, both in terms of numbers of academic staff and in research facilities; postgraduate provision is informed by both BPS (British Psychological Society) and ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) research methods guideline; research in psychology covers a wide range of areas, and the division is currently broadly divided into 5 research groups, comprising: the cognition, development and assistive technologies group (focussing on the development of higher cognitive functions across the age ranges with the aid of new technologies); the cyberpsychology group (focussing on the psychological processes relating to the cyberworld, including online relationships and internet gambling); the gender identities and social interaction group (exploring issues of identity and gender in applied health and social settings); the learning, memory and cognition group (focussing on cognitive modelling, visuo-spatial processing and cognitive neuroscience); and the psychological wellbeing and mental health group (focussing on issues related to psychosocial adjustment); this list is not exhaustive and other topics that fit within, across and around these broad areas can also be considered.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree; research proposal in areas where supervision available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 4 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 848 4200