The University of Buckingham


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Rank: 115 (TCUG)

Location: Main Site


Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2020/07/13

Duration: -

Intl fees: £13950

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We currently offer the opportunity to gain a postgraduate degree by research at the level of MSc or PhD. Study can be on either a full-time or a part-time basis.

The School of Psychology fosters a culture of collaborative, multidisciplinary research and you will join a vibrant community that includes regular work-in-progress seminars to foster an active research environment. You will join one of our four research hubs described below, all of which are engaged in inter-institutional collaborations, including some with non-academic partners such as health-care providers.

We are happy to consider research proposals on a wide range of topics relevant to our hubs, but may also be looking to fill specific research roles in some areas.


Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in psychology or related discipline; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 or above in each component).

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International students

There is plenty of help and advice on offer for international students from the International Office as well as the university's website. This ranges from help with immigration and visas advice, finding accommodation and financial guidance to more general help adapting to their new home. There is information on working during studying to help supplement income or gain experience and even assistance on etiquette and culture matters to make adapting easier. Tanlaw Mill is a converted mill that now serves as the heart of the student's union on the Hunter Street campus. In the building is the Refectory as well as The Bar, offering daytime and evening places to gather and meet friends. There is everything from Sky TV to board games on offer to occupy time between classes. There is also common rooms in the Verney Park campus operated by the union. There are a number of annual and special events organised by the student union and also by the various groups for students to be involved with and details of upcoming events are found on the university's website. There are also a wide range of societies available to help students add to their interests or to find new ones. These include cultural societies such as the Africa Society or the Nigerian Society as well as interest groups such as Computing, Language or Law. There are also volunteering and charity groups including the Amnesty International Society and the UNICEF society. Finally, there are traditional sports and arts groups such as the film society and music, arts and theatre group.

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