Back to search results

PhD Studentship Advert - PhD Psychology

University of Plymouth - School of Psychology / Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Plymouth
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Full Home tuition fees plus a stipend starting at £18,110 per annum (2023/24 rate).
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 4th December 2023
Closes: 17th January 2024

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship (3yrs full-time). The studentship will start on 01 April 2024.

Successful applicants will be part of a large, vibrant, highly collaborative community of PhD students and academic staff. PhD students will have access to extensive, modern and well-equipped laboratory facilities supported by a dedicated team of technical staff, a Baby- and School-Lab, as well as the newly constructed Brain Research and Imaging Centre (BRIC; https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/psychology/brain-research-and-imaging-centre). For more details of the School’s research activity, please visit our research pages (https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/psychology) and our individual staff pages (https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/schools/psychology/academics).

Projects

Research in the School covers a wide range of topics in areas such as cognition, learning, memory, developmental, emotion, health, clinical, decision making, social psychology, and neuroscience. A list of available projects can be found here: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/schools/psychology/phd-studentships. Candidates are strongly encouraged to discuss their proposal/plans with their intended supervisor(s), prior to writing their proposal and submitting an application. The School can only consider proposals in areas in which we have expertise to supervise a topic.

Eligibility & funding

Applicants should have a first-class honours degree in an appropriate subject and preferably a relevant MSc or MRes qualification.

The studentship is supported for 3 years and includes full Home tuition fees plus a stipend starting at £18,110 per annum (2023/24 rate). The studentship will only fully fund those applicants who are eligible for Home fees with relevant qualifications.  Applicants normally required to cover International fees will have to cover the difference between the Home and the International tuition fee rates (approximately £12,697 per annum 2023/24 rate).

To apply

Please clearly state the name of the potential supervisor and the studentship title that you are applying for on the top of your personal statement. 

Please submit with your application, the following mandatory documents

  • A one page personal statement
  • CV/résumé
  • A Research Proposal
  • Evidence of up-to-date qualifications (certificates and transcripts)
  • English proficiency certificate (for non-UK nationals).
  • The details of two academic referees (please provide names and details on the application form). 

Informal inquiries about projects and supervisors may be sent to Dr Patricia Kanngiesser, Postgraduate Research Coordinator (patricia.kanngiesser@plymouth.ac.uk).

For inquiries about the admission process, please contact the Doctoral College (research.degree.admissions@plymouth.ac.uk)

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 17th January 2024 (midnight, UK time). Interviews are likely to take place in early February, and applicants will be informed if they have been shortlisted. We regret that we may not be able to respond to all applications. Applicants who have not received an offer of a place by 31st March should consider their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented, for example Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic groups.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

PhD tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
 
More PhDs from University of Plymouth

Show all PhDs for this organisation …

More PhDs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge