Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Psychology

University of Sheffield - Psychology

This is one of many projects in competition for the current funding opportunities available within the Department of Psychology

Project title: Treating compulsive hoarding

Primary supervisor: Dr S Kellett

Project description: In recent years the previously neglected area of compulsive hoarding have come under increased research scrutiny and clinical models have been tested. However, the evidence base for treatment of hoarding is thin and evaluations have tended to lack true scientific rigor. This doctorate would make use of randomized controlled trial methodologies to investigate the clinical efficacy of various cognitive therapies. The projects would to suit someone who has ambitions to become a clinical psychologist.

Start date: 1 October 2018

Requirements:  Applicants must have a minimum of a first class or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree and a distinction or high merit at Masters level in psychology or a related discipline.

Funding: Tuition fees £4194 per year Living Expenses £14,500.00

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Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 24 January 2018

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