Psychology PhD opportunities

Full-time and Part-time studentships in the School of Psychology - deadlines 28 February 2019 and 11 April 2019

With over fifty qualified academics we can supervise doctoral research across the breadth of the discipline

Study full time for three years or for five years part-time in a 0.75FTE Teaching and Research Assistant post.

Find out how to apply for a PhD in Psychology


Exploring the risky side of creativity

Dr Vaibhav Tyagi graduated with a PhD based in the fields of psychology and neuroscience in 2017 at Plymouth. His thesis on the risky side of creativity has received significant positive acclaim from the scientific community.

“The field of research is a challenging and demanding endeavour. But always remember, hard work and focus always lead to success, no matter how hard the path is."

Find out more about Vaibhav's story and discover how his time at Plymouth set him up for his research success