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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, JUL, OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

We provide an excellent environment for research in psychology with guidance from acclaimed researchers and access to outstanding facilities.

This programme comprises student-led, frontier translational research spanning the entire discipline of psychology and enables you to conduct research and training in your chosen area.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to significant advances in knowledge under the supervision of active researchers, many of whom are internationally acclaimed experts in their field.

Programme aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in a range of areas related to research undertaken in the School.

Distinctive features

  • Research in the specialist areas is conducted in a large number of purpose-built laboratories that have all been refurbished within the last five years
  • The broad range of expertise within the School allows us to provide training in an unusually wide range of methodological techniques
  • Our integration across different disciplines provides unique opportunities for multidisciplinary research projects
  • Outstanding research facilities: Over 1,100 square metres of specialised laboratory space; a wide range of brain imaging facilities including one of Europe’s most powerful brain scanners; dedicated developmental psychology facilities including a sensory room, observation labs and specially designed laboratory space for studies of children and adults

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    160 74%

    16th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    22nd

    17

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