Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate Opportunities

The School of Psychology offers a number of avenues for postgraduate study leading to higher degrees in Psychology. The main aims of the research and taught programs are to provide more in-depth knowledge of psychological phenomena, experimental design, advance data analysis and systematic approach in all aspects of research.

The programs are augmented with a large battery of courses and training programs that cover essential transferable skills, applicable to industrial, health and academic activities.


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PhD Opportunities

We offer a wide variety of opportunities for your PhD training and encourage prospective research students to apply at any time.

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MRes Degree

Our MRes degree programme is designed to provide you with a thorough grounding in the skills required for a career in psychological research.

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Student experiences

Read about some of our students who have completed their PhD or MRes here in Aberdeen.

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MSc Taught Degree

The BPS accredited MSc Programme is designed to introduce graduates from other disciplines to the study of psychology, as a first step to pursuing a career in Psychology.