Current Research in Psychological and Behavioural Science

This information is for the 2021/22 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Martin Bauer


This course is compulsory on the MPhil/PhD in Psychological and Behavioural Science. This course is not available as an outside option.

This course is available to academic staff and research students only.

Course content

Weekly seminars where PhD students present their work, and learn research skills (e.g. writing, grant preperation). The course runs through Michaelmas Term, Lent Term and Summer Term. 


10 hours of seminars in the MT. 10 hours of seminars in the LT. 7 hours of seminars in the ST.



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Important information in response to COVID-19

Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.

Key facts

Department: Psychological and Behavioural Science

Total students 2020/21: 8

Average class size 2020/21: 7

Value: Non-credit bearing

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Leadership
  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Specialist skills