PhD Psychology programme
The University of Edinburgh has one of the top-ranked Psychology departments in the UK for research.
Psychology at Edinburgh brings together world-class researchers approaching the scientific study of mind and behaviour through a range of topics - from language development to dementia, personality to paranormal beliefs. The department benefits from a vibrant postgraduate community and strong interdisciplinary links with colleagues in medicine, informatics, linguistics, education, biology and public health.
We are now accepting applications for entry in 2020.
Join us to find out more about postgraduate study from the people who know it best: our staff and students.
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Our PhD students are actively encouraged to join in the regular meetings to discuss research, books and papers.