PhD with a focus on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) @ Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB, Belfast [24 September]

PhD with a focus on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

09:00 - 18:00

 Facebook event page
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
Registered site: QUB, 69 University Street,, BT71HL Belfast, United Kingdom
We offer a PhD programme with a focus on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) available via distance learning (4-6 years part-time) or on-campus (3 years full-time; 4-6 years part-time).

The programme is tailored for ABA postgraduates, those who have completed a BACB approved course sequence and Board
Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA).

We welcome any topics related to behaviour anaysis, including applied behaviour analysis for education, inclusion, disability, and autism.

For elibility for grants available at QUB check here

Other grants may be availble, e.g., through EU or other funding. Self-funding is also an option.

This PhD programme meets BACB requirements for BCBA-D (Option B ii), i.e., supervisors are BCBA-D. see

This research-based PhD with a focus on ABA can be taken
via distance learning (part-time only), provided suitable arrangements for support are in place, and the necessary resources are available at the student’s location.

This means that students do not have to relocate to Belfast but can conduct their research in their country of residence. Exact
details, terms and conditions will be discussed with successful

Feel free to contact our existing PhD students to hear about their experience at the Centre for Behaviour Analysis

In order to be eligible for PhD level study at QUB students should:

1. Have or expect to have a relevant first degree at 1st
class or 2.1 standard or a first degree 2:2 standard and a relevant Master’s degree, or equivalent for overseas degrees.

2. Have a commitment to and demonstrated some ability in

Oversees applicants must satisfy the UK Border Agency (UKBA)
immigration requirements for English language and for visa purposes.

Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 (taken within the last 2 years), with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, is required.

Places are limited and the selection of successful candidates
will be based on academic record, comments by academic
referees, the quality of the research proposal (2000 words), and supervisor availability.

Students for the ABA-based PhD must be certifed BCBAs (or at least have successfully completed a VCS).

For further information please visit our website or contact Prof
Karola Dillenburger BCBA-D at [email protected]
or Dr Katerina Dounavi BCBA-D at [email protected]

For more general information

Admission/fee etc information can be gained here

Application for ABA-based PhD is the same as for any PhD at QUB, i.e., the programme structure and application process is the same, through online under Postgraduate Reearch. The difference comes from the topic and the fact that the supervisors who are BCBA-D. You need to mention this in your application.

Please be sure to check QUB websites for all validated information re admission etc
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB:

2017-18 CBA Seminar Series: Universal design
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
Understanding Autism
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
2017-18 CBA Seminar Series: save the date
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
2017-18 CBA Seminar Series: save the date
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
2017-18 CBA Seminar Series: save the date
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB
MSc Autism Spectrum Disorders
Centre for Behaviour Analysis/QUB

The most anticipated events in Belfast :

The Festival Of Light Comes to Belfast - On Sale Now!
Mandela Hall
Cave Hill Moonlit Walk
Titanic Movie Drive-In
Titanic Belfast
Notorious Parties Presents: Armin Van Buuren
An Evening with Colonel Chris Hadfield
The SSE Arena, Belfast
The Script
The SSE Arena, Belfast
Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour - Belfast
The SSE Arena, Belfast
The Very Christmassy Vintage & Handmade Fair
Market Square Lisburn
Hillmount Belfast Santa's Parade
Spirit of Christmas Past
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
The most popular events in your news feed!