Perception Cognition & Action - Structured

NUI Galway


Course Name Perception Cognition & Action - Structured
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1SPP1 1SPP2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date 1SPP1 (full-time) 1SPP2 (part-time)

Structured PhD (full-time, four years)
Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
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Course Fee

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Financial Support Grants
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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Students are selected by a Course Committee comprising the course Directors, prospective research supervisor and Head of School of Psychology. Entrants are expected to have no less than an upper second class honours degree in psychology or a discipli...

Comment Changes to programmes: Please note that there may be changes to course curriculum and delivery due to COVID-19. At all times, delivering on course learning outcomes whilst protecting the health and wellbeing of our students will be the priority. Updates on course delivery will be communicated to students and prospective students based on public health guidelines and advice.
Course Content

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The PhD in Perception, Cognition & Action is a structured PhD programme that will extend for four years full time or six years part time with thesis submission due no later than the end of the final year of the course. In the first y...

Research Areas

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The Perception, Cognition & Action research group seeks to advance understanding of the complex structure of human thought and behaviour. We conduct experimental research into the perceptual, psycho physiological, cognitive and lea...

Further Enquiries Dr. Mark Elliott
T +353 91 495 345
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