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Psychology MPhil, PhD    Back

Newcastle University Course Type: Master research, PhD Start Date: October
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Duration: see details Fees/total cost: EUR 6,065.55 (GBP 4,495.00) - EUR 65,176.02 (GBP 48,300.00)

Description

Our specialised research interests in psychology include evolutionary psychology, perception and cognition, animal behaviour, neuroscience, social psychology and forensic psychology. We have PhDs funded by UK research councils and charities and we welcome self-funding applicants interested in doing postgraduate research in psychology.

We offer MPhil and PhD supervision in the areas of psychology covering Newcastle's research strengths:

Clinical and health psychology

We research developmental disorders of perception and cognition, and the development and assessment of cognitive models of, and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) treatment for:

  • bipolar disorder
  • psychosis
  • anxiety
  • developmental disorders

Behaviour and evolution

We carry out studies of animal and human behaviour including:

  • the evolutionary psychology of mate choice
  • attractiveness and co-operation
  • evolutionary approaches to personality

Visual perception and human cognition

Our research includes:

  • perception of natural scenes
  • psychophysics and attention
  • visual social cognition and face processing
  • advertising and consumer behaviour

Development psychology

We focus on how different cognitive skills develop in children, from memory systems to learning in school. We have particular strength in developmental disorders such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Forensic psychology

Our research includes:

  • investigative interviewing of victims
  • witnesses and suspected offenders of crime, including eye-witness testimony
  • sexual offending, including historical allegations of sexual abuse
  • communication in legal contexts

More information about staff specialisms and the wide range of psychological research at Newcastle can be found on the School of Psychology website.

We focus on how different cognitive skills develop in children, from memory systems to learning in school. We have particular strength in developmental disorders such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Facilities

The School of Psychology is based on the University campus in the Ridley Building. You will benefit from seminar rooms and meeting spaces, as well as excellent practical facilities for carrying out experiments.

Additional facilities for psychological research are available in:

PhD - Full time

Start date:
October
Duration:
36 Months
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 18,196.66 (GBP 13,485.00)
Non-EU-Fees:
EUR 65,176.02 (GBP 48,300.00)
Additional Information:
UK/EU Full time: £4,495-£14,325; International Full time: £16,100-£25,930
Tuition fees

PhD - Part time

Start date:
October
Duration:
72 Months
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 18,216.90 (GBP 13,500.00)
Additional Information:
UK/EU Part time: £2,250-£7,165 per year.
Tuition fees

Masters - Full time

Start date:
October
Duration:
12 Months
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 6,065.55 (GBP 4,495.00)
Non-EU-Fees:
EUR 21,725.34 (GBP 16,100.00)
Additional Information:
UK/EU Full time: £4,495-£14,325; International Full time: £16,100-£25,930
Tuition fees

Masters - Part time

Start date:
October
Duration:
24 Months
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Funding possible:
Yes
EU-Fees:
EUR 6,072.30 (GBP 4,500.00)
Additional Information:
UK/EU Part time: £2,250-£7,165 per year.
Tuition fees

Course Provider Details

Course contact information


Medical Sciences Graduate School
medpg-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
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Last update: 21/03/2016
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