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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-JAN-22, 01-APR-22, 01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

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. To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in a range of areas related to research undertaken in the School. The research undertaken in the School ranges from ‘synapse to society’, and includes normal behaviour in development and adulthood, the breakdown of cognition after stress, trauma and in neurological and/or genetic conditions, as well as key psychological issues of broad importance to society, such as prejudice, reproductive health and optimising performance at work. Research training is a strong feature of our Psychology PhD programme. Postgraduate researchers in Social Psychology may complete the MSc in Social Science Research Methods (or equivalent) prior to registration for their PhD. This programme is assessed based on the research outcome produced (thesis of 80,000 words and viva voce).

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • 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

    7th out of 118 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    163 79%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    7th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    36th

    14

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