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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The PhD Psychology research at Heriot-Watt University is grouped by three main themes: Work, Society and Environment; Lifespan Health and Wellbeing; Cognition, Brain and Behaviour. In addition to the research that has been funded by research councils, much of our research is carried out in collaboration with external bodies from the public and private sectors such as the NHS, the Scottish Executive, the Health and Safety Executive, and the Transport and Road Research Laboratory.

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£ 15,672per year

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 118 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    160 77%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    61st

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    101st

    13

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