Hear from our postgraduate students
Find out what it's like to be a postgraduate student in the School of Psychology, and see how our courses have benefited past students in their chosen careers.
James, PhD Psychology
"I came here five years ago to do an MSc in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience which led me on to do some work in my thesis on neurodegenerative disease in childhood."
Elisa, PhD Psychology
"Being a research student is a lot of fun. It’s a lot of work, but you get to do so many different things and every week is a bit different."
Divya and Jonathon, MRes Clinical Psychology
"For my first placement I worked within the Oncology Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. It was really good because I was able to pick up things from there and learn new skills that I hadn't learnt before."
Iraida, PhD Psychology
"I get that university experience but also I'm getting clinical experience... and it's just really invaluable when it comes to your CV, being able to show that you can work with all sorts of people."
Johnny, PhD Psychology
"I chose to study in Birmingham because it is a world class university and it is highly rated as a research institute"
Elspeth, Forensic Psychology Practice Doctorate
"The course itself can offer so much in terms of developing your skills as a forensic psychologist. I think its links with so many different placements across the West Midlands is so helpful."