School of Health in Social Science

PhD/MSc by Research

The PhD/MSc by Research programme provides the opportunity to do a substantial piece of research in an area linked to clinical and health psychology and to develop excellent research skills in the process.

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Why choose the PhD/MSc by Research?

The PhD/MSc by Research programme offers the possibility to work with and be supervised by a range of clinical academics across many areas of psychology, who have international reputations and outstanding publications in their areas of expertise.

 

Name PhD/MSc by Research
Start Date

Recommended start dates are September and January. 

You should submit your application at least two months before the proposed start date.

Mode of study PhD: 3 years Full-time, 6 years Part-time. MSc by Research: 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time
Programme Leader Dr Emily Newman

Areas of expertise include:

  • Mindfulness and third-wave approaches to health and mental health
  • Eating behaviours and disorders
  • Psychosis and complex mental health conditions
  • Risk and resilience in children and adolescents
  • Psychological treatments
  • Violent behaviour
  • Sexual offending
Staff members available to be principal supervisor for PhDs:
  • Stella Chan
  • David Gillanders
  • Karen Goodall
  • Helen Griffiths
  • Ken MacMahon
  • Paul Morris
  • Emily Newman
  • Suzanne O'Rourke
  • Ethel Quayle
  • Matthias Schwannauer
  • Emily Taylor
  • Jo Williams

The research interests of the Clinical Psychology team are detailed within the research section of this website.

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PhD by Distance

Research

Scholarships and Student Funding Information