University of Nottingham Malaysia

Psychology programmes MRes/MPhil/PhD

     
  

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Qualification: MPhil/PhD
Fees: Malaysian – RM43,000 per year, Non-Malaysian – RM50,600 per year
Mode: MRes and MPhil (years): Full-time 1-2, Part-time 2-4 / PhD (years): Full-time 3-4, Part-time 6-8
Intake: February, April, July and September
Campus: Malaysia
School: School of Psychology

Course overview

We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate students who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD. As a research student, you will work with two members of our academic staff and become a member of one of our seven research groups. Due to the diverse nature of research within the school, there are many different possibilities for MPhil and PhD projects. Progression through both programmes involves satisfactory completion of annual research activity reports as well as some optional taught courses. This rigorous training is designed to provide you with necessary research skills and equip you with communication, information technology, personal development and employment-related skills. This training can be tailored to meet your individual needs. You will also be expected to attend the school’s research seminars.To find out about the specific interests of our researchgroups, please visit our website.

Due to the diverse nature of research within the school, there are many different possibilities for MPhil and PhD projects. Progression through both programmes involves satisfactory completion of annual research activity reports as well as some optional taught courses. This rigorous training is designed to provide you with necessary research skills and equip you with communication, information technology, personal development and employment-related skills. This training can be tailored to meet your individual needs. You will also be expected to attend the school’s research seminars.

Research spans nine themes : 
  • Active Vision
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Face and object processing
  • Human-computer Interaction
  • Language and development
  • Memory
  • Social psychology and affective science
  • Vision and attention

How to apply for MPhil/PhD

If you are interested in applying, we would recommend that you familiarise yourself with our research areas and staff expertise and then contact us to 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.

Entry requirements

MRes and MPhil : An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) either in psychology or in a related subject relevant to the chosen area. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

PhD: A masters degree or a master of philosophy degree, plus at least an upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in psychology or related disciplines. 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.

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)

TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)

PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than 55 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.

 

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Funding

Find out about scholarships, financial assistance and specific research funding available to all malaysian and international students.

Contact

School of Psychology
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Jalan Broga,
43500 Semenyih,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Malaysia 
t:   +6 (03) 8924 8000  
f:   +6 (03) 8924 8005 
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University of Nottingham Malaysia

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8005

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