University of Surrey

University of Surrey


This programme offers supervision of research leading to a PhD degree in multiple areas of psychology. Graduates are trained in research methods and prepared to compete effectively in the job market. The programme provides a solid grounding in research methods and the skills of communicating research findings to academic and other audiences through academic publication and other routes.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (65 per cent or above) in psychology (or a related discipline) or a Master's degree in a relevant subject with a pass of 65 per cent or above. Non native speakers of English will be required to have IELTS 7 or above.

Course modules

Key research areas include: Cognitive neuroscience; cognition and creativity; social and personality psychology; developmental psychology; health psychology; occupational psychology; environmental psychology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 30 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,750 per Year 1 (International) 60 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
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