University of Chichester

University of Chichester


The primary purpose of the taught component is to develop your knowledge of psychology beyond undergraduate level. This is achieved by a substantial compulsory module in advanced methodology and several advanced modules in specific areas of Psychology. The remainder of the course is based on an advanced project. Students are expected to take a major responsibility for designing, conducting, analysing and interpreting the results of a substantial empirical investigation that will make a contribution to psychology.

Entry requirements

Degree or degree-equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Advanced methods in psychology; advanced psychology project; advanced workplace credit or postgraduate teaching credit; In addition, students select 4 x half modules from the remaining modules: Level 4 Modules: Advanced methods in psychology; advanced project; advanced workplace credit; postgraduate teaching credit; research on grief and loss; dieting, health and eating disorders; issues in competitive anxiety; human neuropsychology; advanced topics in personal relationships; psychological aspects of child abuse; social psychology of gender; social psychology of sexual aggression; computer games; aggression and bullying in childhood; confidence in sport and exercise; evolutionary social psychology; young perpetrators of family violence; belief in the paranormal: psychological perspectives; advanced topics in developmental psychology; developmental origins of sexual preferences; infant behaviour and development; reading: development and disability; adult-child interaction; children and new technology.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus Chichester PO19 6PE South East

Key information

The Research Office
Telephone number: 
01243 816470