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The current edition of Private Eye (publication date 4th August 2016) outlines concerns about the regulation of psychologists. In particular, the journalists comment that; “providing psychologists don’t use one of the … so-called protected titles … any can offer their services without the need to be registered and regulated by the UK’s watchdog the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Even if serious concerns or complaints are raised about them, they remain immune from investigation because they’re not registered”.

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Professor Jamie Hacker HughesThis week has continued to be fantastic.

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The audience at last year's Psychology4Graduates

 

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Following the success of last year's first ever Psychology4Graduates we are delighted to invite you to the bigger & better 2014 event!

We will have fascinating talks from prominent psychologists where you’ll hear about their careers

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Any early steps you can take in finidng and applying for a good student-supervisor match will be a great help in ensuring a smooth passage to the award of a doctorate.

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Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group

The Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG) is a national organisation that supports all aspects of postgraduate work in the UK.

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If you are passionate about psychology and want to familiarise yourself with various viewpoints about what a PhD in Psychology actually involves before weighing up the benefits and costs of doing one, read on.

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The main research councils (ESRC, MRC, EPSRC, BBSRC and AHRC) all run collaborative/industrial (CASE) studentship schemes.

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Many charitable organisations provide studentship funding but, as with institutional awards, the details are hugely variable.

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While research council funding is probably the best kind - because things like conference attendance are usually built into the award - there are other sources of funding available if you prefer a department which cannot get research council money

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The UK research councils are autonomous government-funded agencies whose remit is to support research and research training in science, the arts and humanities.

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What is a doctoral degree?

A doctoral degree is the highest academic qualification that universities can award following an agreed programme of study.

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Welcome to our guide to postgraduate research degrees. In these pages you will find information on:

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THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED!!!!

If you would like to receive information about next year's Graduate Event, please

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What is a Supervisor?

A supervisor is someone who supports and mentors the candidate throughout the process.

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Like thousands of students across the country, you have just received your A level results.

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Like thousands of students across the country, you have just received your A level results.

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Qualification in Forensic Psychology (QFP) Stage 2 information for prospective candidates

This section contains useful information for candidates considering undertaking the QFP (Stage 2).

Am I eligible?

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The Society currently offers the Qualification in Forensic Psychology (Stage 2).  The Qualification consists of two years’ full-time supervised practice (or part-time equivalent).

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Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour: how we think, f