PhD/MPhil Health Psychology / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2020

How to apply

See full guidance on how to choose a project and submit an application on our website . You should then complete the online application form to apply for this programme. Ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application.

Applications must be submitted online well in advance of your anticipated start date (6 weeks for Home/EU, 12 weeks for overseas).  We cannot accept late applications without prior agreement via the Doctoral Academy.

Application deadlines

Home/EU applicants:

September entry - apply by 15 July

January entry - apply by 15 November

April entry - apply by 15 February

Overseas applicants:

September entry - apply by 1 st week of June

January entry - apply by 1 st week of October

April entry - apply by 1 st week of January

Advice to applicants

In addition to the formal online application, candidates should send all supporting documents (CV, transcripts, certificates, confirmation of funding, English language ability (if applicable), references and a personal statement).

Applicants will need to write an outline of their proposed research study to attach to their application (1,000 words maximum).

The proposal forms a very important part of your application and, if the applicant is eligible, will be used in any decision process associated with funding your research.

Further advice on the application can be obtained by contacting the Admissions team directly.

Candidates are encouraged to both identify and contact a suitable academic supervisor prior to applying. Help in establishing a suitable supervisor is available from the Admissions Team if required.

See further guidance on how to submit an application on our website .

Interview requirements

Candidates will be required to attend an interview with their prospective supervisor as well as a Postgraduate Tutor. If it is not possible for you to attend in person, we are able to interview by Skype/video conferencing.

Disclosure and Barring Service check

Depending on the project you undertake, you may be required to undertake DBS screening.  We will notify of you this requirement if appropriate.