Research Degrees in
in the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care
Opportunities are available to study for the research degrees of MSc by Research, MPhil and PhD, either full-time or part-time.
We have a strong research culture in the Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University. All of our staff engage in research that informs their teaching.
This research culture is supported by a thriving external speaker programme and large numbers of postgraduate students. Psychology research takes place in a friendly and supportive environment.
Staff in the Department of Psychology have wide-ranging research expertise including:
Before applying for a research degree, applicants should have a preliminary discussion with a member of staff to discuss a proposed research project.
For queries, please contact:
The quickest and most efficient way to apply for this course is to apply online. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process.
Please complete the additional Postgraduate Research Degree Supplementary Information document [doc link] and upload it to the Student documents section of your online application. This collects important information about your research application and there may be delays if you do not submit this document.
Before you apply, we recommend that you:
We will contact you to let you know the initial outcome of your application, and invite you to attend an interview where appropriate.
Once the university is satisfied with the following, we will send you an offer letter informing you that you have been offered a place of study:
Some offers may be conditional upon achieving certain grades in your examinations, or successfully completing a particular programme. You must satisfy these conditions before we can confirm your unconditional place.