University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Psychology

Students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to perform original research in psychology; in addition they acquire many transferable skills in written and oral presentation, data collection and analysis and critical evaluation of research; the department hosts major research groups in: human cognitive neuroscience; language, cognition and communication; differential and health; visual cognition.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 1st degree in an appropriate subject or relevant qualifications and experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Sponsorship information

Postgraduate research funded by major research councils: ESRC, BBSRC, MRC; small number of University studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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