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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21, JAN-22, APR-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    Variable - to suit the learner

Course summary

Psychology at Nottingham is dedicated to the study of the psychological and biological basis of behaviour. Our research spans many sub-disciplines in psychology. These range from personality to neuroscience to developmental psychology.

Our research is organised into different themes as listed below. However, PhD projects can involve collaborations across these or with different faculties.

Research groups:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Cognition and Language
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Human Learning and Development
  • Perception and Action
  • Personality, Social Psychology and Health
  • Visual Neuroscience

Example project areas include:

  • investigating theoretical and applied aspects of language comprehension
  • public perceptions of climate change and energy futures
  • the psychology of driving
  • understanding the causes and treatment of schizophrenia
  • effects of errors on memory performance
  • when does overcoming adversity, challenge or failure lead to personal growth?
  • social perception in people with autism and driver cognition
  • hippocampo-prefrontal-subcortical circuit in cognition and behaviour

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,000per year

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

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.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    148 71%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%



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