Psychology PhD opportunities

Full-time ESRC studentships in the School of Psychology - apply now

With over fifty qualified academics we can supervise doctoral research across the breadth of the discipline

You can start a PhD with the school in October, January or April, so you can start talking to us about your plans at any time.

Find out how to apply for a PhD in Psychology


Exploring the risky side of creativity

Dr Vaibhav Tyagi graduated with a PhD based in the fields of psychology and neuroscience in 2017 at Plymouth. His thesis on the risky side of creativity has received significant positive acclaim from the scientific community.

“The field of research is a challenging and demanding endeavour. But always remember, hard work and focus always lead to success, no matter how hard the path is."

Find out more about Vaibhav's story and discover how his time at Plymouth set him up for his research success