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Research Methods in Psychology (MSc)

Research Methods in Psychology (MSc)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

04-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Psychology (General) Research Methods (Science)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MSc in Research Methods in Psychology is designed to train students wishing to pursue a higher research degree in Psychology and equips them with the specific skills necessary for undertaking a career as a research psychologist.

Course information

The MSc in Research Methods in Psychology is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience. The course is based on an initiative to provide interdisciplinary training in the social sciences plus advanced research training in psychology.

Highlights

  • The course provides interdisciplinary training in the social sciences plus advanced research training in psychology.
  • Students have access to laboratories in neurophysiology, psychopharmacology, psychophysics, animal learning and cognition, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology and social psychology.
  • The MSc is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as an accredited course.

Careers

Many students progress from the MSc to PhD study, and some graduates have been successful in applying for EPSRC PhD studentships. Others have successfully applied for research assistantships to initiate their research careers.

Some graduates have applied for positions in government, health care, and management services.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Modules

This module offers both a theoretical and practical introduction to the collection, analysis and writing of qualitative social science research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,120

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

24,760

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related discipline.