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Health Psychology Research PhD

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Jubilee Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB-21, APR-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

The Health Psychology Research PhD is for anyone who is interested in carrying out research in order to study psychological factors or processes relevant to health and illness.

We welcome applications for a PhD in a variety of research areas.

On this research programme you will study intensively in the area of your choice, under the supervision of experts in the field. Research projects are usually either placed within the relevant research group or managed as collaboration across groups.

Research areas

For more detailed information about the research opportunities we currently offer, please our search to find a supervisor whose expertise matches your own research interests.

You can also explore our research groups and centres under the ‘Research’ section on the Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology homepage.

International collaboration

Your work will be supported by a dedicated postgraduate environment, which is informed and, in part, sustained through active international collaboration and cutting-edge research that is relevant to a range of careers.

Our division has a department at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and is a member of the Topic Centre programme in occupational health and safety for the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. It hosts the Centre of Organisational Health & Development that is a designated Collaborating Centre in Occupational Health of the World Health Organization. It is a founding member of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology and hosts its journal, Work and Stress.

Average starting salary and career progression

90.1% of postgraduates from the School of Medicine secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £31,086.*

* Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates who were available for employment, 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.

Careers support and advice

Whether you are considering a career within or outside academia, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

You can access our Careers and Employability Service during your studies and after you graduate.

Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Nottingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 35 2

    24th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    184 76%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    156 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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