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The Psychology pathway within the Midlands Graduate School is available to those whose projects fall within ESRC remit. You may find this statement provided by the BPS helpful in deciding which Research Council funding your project sits best with in discussion with your potential supervisors. In addition, the ESRC has a remit query form where you can submit project summaries for a decision in advance of making an application.

The School of Psychology at Nottingham offers excellent opportunities for postgraduates both during and beyond the PhD, with an excellent track record in supporting students into post-doctoral work. The staff and majority of their research were classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the last Reserch Excellence Framework (REF) exercise.

The School has particular strengths in the following areas:

Personality, Social Psychology and Health Applied Cognitive Psychology (including the Accident Research Unit) Cognitive Development and Learning
Social Neurosicence Vision Motor Control


Key Facts:
Structure of Provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time
PhD Application: Apply for the PhD in Psychology or PhD in Applied Psychology depending on your area of research interests within Psychology.
Pathway Contact:

Psychology: Prof Paul McGraw

Applied Psychology: Dr Elena Nixon