Candidates may pursue research leading to:

  • a PhD (minimum registration: three years full-time; four years part-time)
  • a MPhil (minimum registration: one year full-time; two years part-time).
  • a PsyD (the degree is available for part-time registration only and can be completed in a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years).

If you are thinking of doing a PhD, one of the first steps is to identify a suitable supervisor. Please see the online prospectus to view the areas of supervison that we offer and the facilities and training available.

Please also see the School Research webpage, and more specific information on the research facilities available.

For information about the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) course, please see the online prospectus.

Next step: request an Information and Application Pack

Details about University facilities and resources may be found in the University of Leicester online Postgraduate Prospectus.

For more information on our PhD/MPhil/PsyD degrees see the Psychology Research degrees pages.

Applications and enquiries

You can apply online and information about how to apply is available on the PsyD page

For enquires, please email

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