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WALES ESRC DTP FULLY FUNDED PHD ’GENERAL’ STUDENTSHIPS - School of Psychology

  • Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)

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Cardiff University School of Psychology invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which are available in the areas of:

Neuroscience - including behavioural neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, and imaging science
Cognitive Science - including cognitive psychology, and perception and action,
Developmental and Health Psychology
Social and Environmental Psychology - including social psychology, and risk and environment

Detailed information on each of these research areas is available on the research pages of the School website. 

Applications are invited from exceptional candidates with a first class or strong upper second class honours degree, or appropriate Masters' degree. We welcome applications for both full and part-time study, and studentships are available as either '1+3' (i.e. one full year of research training Masters followed by three years full-time Doctoral study, or the part-time equivalent), or '+3' (i.e. three years of full-time doctoral study or its part-time equivalent), depending on the needs of the applicant. Further details on types of awards. The closing deadline for application is Monday 3 February 2020 at 12 noon

Applicants are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor before submitting their application. Information on the research interests of our staff can be found on the webpages.

Funding Notes

The studentship will commence in October 2020 and will cover your tuition fees (at UK/EU level) as well as a maintenance grant. In 2019-2020 the maintenance grant for full-time students was £15,009 per annum. As well as tuition fees and a maintenance grant, all School of Psychology students receive conference and participant money (approx. £2250 for the duration of the studentship).They also receive a computer, office space and access to courses offered by the University’s Doctoral Academy and become members of the University Doctoral Academy.

How good is research at Cardiff University in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 69.33

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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