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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


You will join an established department with a history of pioneering research. We have a commitment to the traditions of the discipline and a clear vision of good research practice in Psychology.

We support a vibrant community of researchers and provide expert supervision on a range of specialist subjects. Current strengths include cognitive neuroscience, decision making and behavioural economics. Formal modules in advanced research methods are available if needed to provide you with understanding needed to advance your research.

Our purpose-built facilities include:

Two state-of-the-art electroencephalography laboratories
A transcranial magnetic stimulation laboratories
A baby laboratory
Behavioural laboratories with access to eye-trackers
Psychophysiological recording suites
A psychometrics test library.

You and your research will become an integral part of our dynamic research culture.

About the programme

The PhD programme in Psychology is designed to develop your skills as an independent scholar and give you transferable skills for the years after you finish.

What follows is general indication of a student trajectory. It must be borne in mind that because this is a research degree, each student’s programme will be specific to them and the topic they are researching.

Application deadline

21 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,480per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 118 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    136 66%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%



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