• Theoretical and computational neuroscience
  • Neurodegeneration and neuroprotection 
  • Brain development, injury and repair 
  • Brain tumour research
  • Neural stem cell research 
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders 
  • Human neuroimaging 
  • Psychology and neuroscience of music

Although you can do research in any of the areas and themes above, you may wish to look at the programmes available from the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health:

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.
They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.
Psychology PhD student and supervisor

How to apply for a research degree

Do you need more information about admissions requirements?
We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates and MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.
Qian Chen