Exeter Graduate Fellowships - PhD Research at the University of Exeter

The School of Psychology

The School of Psychology at the University of Exeter is offering the following funded opportunities for Postgraduate study:

Postgraduate Research

The School of Psychology at the University of Exeter is offering at least 5 Exeter Graduate Fellowships.

These are fully funded graduate teaching fellowships for PhD research, with a stipend of approx £12,500 p.a., and full payment of UK/EU fees, awarded for three years in the first instance, renewable for a fourth year.

Fellows undertake teaching and teaching-related duties for up to 180 hours per year.

Applications should be received by March 30.

The School will also nominate a candidate for the ERSC 1+3 or +3 competition from among applicants for MSc and PhD places received by March 30.

For details of our MPhil/PhD programmes, the School's research groups and interests, and these and other funding opportunities, see:


The School's research interests fall under four broad headings: Animal Behaviour, Cognition (including cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology), Social and Economic Psychology, and Clinical Psychology.

Applicants should contact potential supervisors in their area of interest prior to a formal application.

A list of members of staff actively recruiting research students, and their research interests, can be found via the above Web page.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

The School offers MSc programmes in;

• Animal Behaviour

• Economic & Consumer Psychology

• Psychological Research Methods

• Social & Organisational Psychology

See http://www.psychology.ex.ac.uk/pgtaught/taught.shtml

Several MSc bursaries are available covering EU/UK fees - one School bursary (or two half-bursaries) per programme, and one university Merit award for any MSc programme.

These are intended for high-achieving UK or international students with an excellent academic record and the intention to progress to doctoral study at Exeter.

Applications should be accompanied by a short draft research proposal in an area of research for which there is potential supervision the School.

Prior contact with a potential supervisor is advisable.

The university Merit award and at least one School bursary will be awarded to the best applications received by 30 March.

Other awards will be held over to be awarded to the best remaining candidates who have applied by 12th June.