Centre for the Study of Group Processes

Postgraduate training and teaching

The School of Psychology offers a number of 1 year (full-time) or 2 year (part-time) MSc degrees by coursework. All include a research project and a statistics and methodology course along with additional specialised courses. The MSc in Social and Applied Psychology includes courses on Current Issues in Social and Applied Psychology, and optional courses covering different areas in social psychology.

It is also possible to pursue research degrees in Social Psychology or specifically in Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. These degrees may be for a period of 1 year (MSc) or 3 years (PhD) full time, or 2 and 5 to 6 years part-time respectively.

PhD students obtain funding from a variety of sources including the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), or similar agencies overseas, and by applying for School Studentships.

Please contact Carly Turnham (E: psypgadmissions@kent.ac.uk; T: +44 (0)1227 824775) for further details about the MSc and PhD programmes and to receive an application package.