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School of Psychology research areas, PhD, University of Nottingham

the United Kingdom

University of Nottingham

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
PhDFull-time, Part-time3 - 8 yearsSeptemberfind outfind out

About School of Psychology research areas, PhD - at University of Nottingham

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

Entry requirements

Typically 2:1 or a 2:2 with a masters in a subject relevant to the chosen research area

6.5 (6.0 in each element)

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