Psychological Research Methods, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7390 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #150 (WUR) ,
Psychological Research Methods focuses on developing the tools and skills used at the cutting edge of research in the psychological sciences. This course provides ESRC-accredited research training for graduates whose first degree contains a significant component of psychology.

About

Psychological Research Methods focuses on developing the tools and skills used at the cutting edge of research in the psychological sciences. This course provides ESRC-accredited research training for graduates whose first degree contains a significant component of psychology.

The course consists of taught modules followed by an independent project supervised by a member of staff and resulting in an MSc dissertation.

It is especially suited to applicants who are considering doing a PhD, or wish to develop their research skills in preparation for further professional training (e.g. Clinical, Forensic, Educational,

Health, Occupational Psychology), or who require additional training in psychological research methods to apply to their work environment.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Dissertation

    • Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data I

    • Analysing and Interpreting Psychological Data II

    • Conducting and Presenting Psychological Research

    Optional

    • Literature review

    • Unconscious influences in decision making

    • Psychological Aspects of Advertising

    • Overcoming biases in human decision making

    • Developmental Psychology

    • Research Methods in the Study of Infant Development

    • Developmental Disorders

    • Social Psychology

    • Analysing Talk and Text

    • Mental Health: Theory, Research and Practice

    Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Upper second class honours degree in Psychology, or its equivalent, including research design and statistical methods.

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7390 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7390 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time (per year):£3,695

Funding

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