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PhD Fellowship in Psychology

We are delighted to announce that a Departmental funded PhD Fellowship will be available for students wishing to start a PhD in October 2018.

The Fellowship pays academic fees at the Home/EU rate and a maintenance grant of at least £12,500 per annum for three years. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to bid for additional funding of approx. £2,000 per annum for any teaching work that they undertake in the Department.

This award is specifically for a project supervised by Dr Jesse Preston. Further details of this project can be found by following the link.

Applicants should have either a good Upper Second Class degree plus a Masters Distinction OR a First Class degree in Psychology or related field. Applications should be made through the Graduate School online form:

Please specify in the finance and funding section on the form that you wish to be considered for a Departmental PhD Fellowship and also specify your proposed supervisor. In the case of the project supervised by Dr Preston, please provide a short document (2 pages maximum) detailing why you are a suitable candidate for studying your choice of project – for example, your qualifications, interests, and relevant experience.

Closing date: 8 March 2018

Further details about the Department and how to apply can be found at: If you have further questions, email your proposed supervisor directly. If you have a general question about the application process, email the postgraduate admissions tutor ( ).