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Year 3 (Part IIB)

As the PBS Tripos only began admitting students in 2013 there are not as yet any students taking Part IIB. Students in their third year studying psychology should look at the relevant pages for Part II in the Politics, Psychology, and Sociology Tripos or Experimental Psychology in the Natural Sciences Tripos.

In Part IIB of the PBS Tripos you will undertake a research dissertation of between 6,000 and 10,000 words on a psychology topic of your choice, based on empirical research. You must offer three additional papers, from a range of advanced psychological topics and related fields.

Transferring students

It is possible for a current student to transfer into PBS Part IIB from a different Tripos, if so they would follow the same paper regulations as a typical PBS student. Such students however would not be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society, as they would not have been taught all the material that is provided for accreditation with the BPS.