Psychology

  • Cognitive, sensory and perceptual systems
  • Behaviour
  • Mental health
  • Brain and neural sciences

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Neuropsychology
     

Postgraduate research opportunities

Although you can do research in any of the areas above, you may wish to look at these programmes:

Jackie Andrade, Professor in Psychology

We want to take what we have discovered about mental imagery and drug cravings, and use it to create strong desires for healthy behaviours like getting outdoors and exercising more
Find out more about Professor Jackie Andrade

Dr Caroline Floccia, Associate Professor (Reader) in the School of Psychology

A lack of language skills can lead to a range of difficulties, and identifying those with communication issues could improve social integration at all levels
Read more about Dr Caroline Floccia

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.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you

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, MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

Find more information and how to apply