PhD in Psychology
Overview and Programme Goals
The PhD in Psychology is a research programme designed to equip students with doctoral-level knowledge in research methodology and substantive content knowledge in psychology, with a focus on areas in experimental, social, personality, and organizational psychology.
The goals of the programme are:
- To equip students with state-of-the-art knowledge about the psychology research literature
- To equip students with the basic and applied research skills for conducting empirical studies/projects as well as evaluating these studies/projects
- To equip students with the skills to link theory, constructs, measurement, method, data analysis and inferences in substantive areas to make recommendations and decisions that are scientifically defensible
- To train and mentor students to prepare them for psychology and psychology-related careers in academia and industry
Last updated on 10 Dec 2015 .