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University of Exeter: Psychology

Institution University of Exeter
Department Psychology
Study type Research


Research in the School is organised into four research groups:

  • Animal Behaviour

  • Clinical Psychology

  • Cognition

  • Social, Environmental and Organisational Psychology

Our MPhil/PhD students are actively involved in work at the cutting edge of research activities within Psychology at the University of Exeter. Ranked in the top 100 in the world for Psychology (QS World University Rankings 2017) and with state-of-the-art facilities, a steadily growing postgraduate community and a substantial increase in external research funding, we offer an ideal environment in which to undertake an MPhil/PhD.

Acceptance of an application for the MPhil/PhD programme is contingent on the availability of appropriate supervision. Hence potential applicants are strongly advised to contact one or more potential supervisors prior to applying, and to develop preliminary ideas on a research topic with them.

To learn more about modules, assessment methods, facilities and our staff research expertise please visit our course page.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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