Psychology at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Psychology (Research)

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Course summary

Despite being research-focused, this PhD (3 years full time) presents opportunities in a number of domains from research and scholarship at one extreme to applied work in areas such as mental health, child protection, health promotion, product design and organizational behaviour at the other. The areas in which you are able to work are to an extent determined by the specific area of your graduate qualification.


All members of the department are research active with a broad cross-section of interests in theoretical and applied fields using a range of research methods. The department has particular strengths in the area of psychology applied to health and medicine and in fostering interdisciplinary research. Current staff have particular interest in: psycho-oncology; exercise and health psychology; psycholinguistics; language and thinking; group processes and social identity; music psychology; qualitative research methods.

Assessment method

Thesis and viva voce examination

Entry requirements

A minimum of at least an upper second class honours degree is required for a PhD or for any funding. For further details, contact the department. Applicants whose first language is not English will require IELTS score of at least 7.0.

English language requirements

Programmes: English Literature and Creative Writing (Masters); Geography and Earth Sciences; International Politics; Law (PhD, MPhil and LLM by Research); Psychology; Theatre, Film and Television Studies IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in each component * English and Creative Writing (Masters) 7.0 in each component TOEFL 100 with minimum component scores: Listening 22, Writing 24, Reading 24, Speaking 25. Pearson PTE: 68 with minimum scores of 65 in each component

English language requirements: Postgraduate Programmes

Fees and funding

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Psychology at Aberystwyth University - UCAS