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Our research areas

We offer PhD programmes in:

  • clinical language sciences
  • neuroscience
  • psychology
  • psycholinguistics.

We can supervise a wide range of research topics.

Learn more about our research areas

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Types of doctoral degree

We offer several routes to a doctoral qualification, so you can find the one that suits you and the topic you wish to study.
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Part-time study

Our School offers both part-time and full-time PhDs, so you can choose a mode of study that suits your circumstances. 
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PhD by Distance

Our PhD by Distance programme allows you to benefit from the expertise of a Reading-based supervisor, while conducting your research in a different location.

PhD opportunities

Find a PhD opportunity that aligns with your interests and career ambitions.

We want to ensure that your time spent with us is as rewarding as possible. To allow you to explore your various options, here's a list of some of our currently available PhD opportunities within the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences. You can also view more PhD opportunities available in the School below. 

You can also propose your own project that aligns with our research. Find out more about how to apply for a PhD, and identify and contact a supervisor.

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