University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Psychology

At the beginning of each year you will meet with your supervisor to identify the training that you need for the upcoming year and then to formulate a plan to obtain it. Training can be provided to you from tutorials with your supervisors and other members of staff and from external organisations such as SUPPORT and the UK GRAD programme.‌

Entry requirements

1st or a good upper 2nd Class Honours degree in psychology from a British university or equivalent from an overseas institution. Applications from graduates whose initial training is in a cognate discipline are also welcome. Applicants to PhD programme require a Master's in research degree. Students for whom English is not a native language may be asked to provide evidence of their proficiency in English with minimum requirements: IELTS 7.0 or above; minimum of 7.5 in writing component required; TOEFL paper based: 580-600; computer based: 237-250; internet-based: 90-100.

Course modules

There are no compulsory modules as part of this programme.

Assessment methods

PhD: Students write a supervised thesis of 80,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Research council studentships (MRC; BBSRC; ESRC), school studentships; Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander postgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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