We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate students who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD. As a research student you will work under a supervisor who will assist you in your research and thesis design.
Our current areas of research include:
- Chronic Illness at Work
- Expatriate Adjustment
- Generation Gap at Work and its Implications
- Individual Differences, Coping and Work Performance
- Occupational Health and Wellbeing
- Organisational Change and Employees’ Coping Behaviour
- Psychology of Family Firms
- Work Design and Psychological Wellbeing
- Work Engagement
- Work Life Balance and Work Family Conflict
- Work Related Stress, Coping and Burnout
- Women’s Leadership Labyrinth
How to apply for MPhil/PhD
If you are interested in applying to do an MPhil or PhD with the Department of Applied Psychology we would recommend that you contact us and discuss your research project proposal with the relevant supervisor in the first instance. You can then visit our applications pages to find out how to apply.
PhD: A masters degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline related to applied psychology plus, an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A masters degree either in psychology or with an element of psychology is highly advantageous. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.
MPhil: An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related discipline. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.
Applicants must have graduated from an approved university. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Entry requirements in the prospectus and website may not always apply and individual offers may vary.
Applicants must have graduated from an approved university
English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 (no elements below 6.0)
TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements)
PTE (Academic): 71 (no less than 65 in each element)
MUET: Band 4
IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.