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Postgraduate Science Research Methods in Scotland

23 degrees at 10 universities in Scotland.

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Plant Science MSc (Research)

Plant Science MSc (Research)

Our Plant Science research covers topics such as plant-environment interactions, cell signalling, cell and membrane biology, protein structure and function, gene regulation, synthetic biology, systems...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Research Methods for Health PGCert

Research Methods for Health PGCert

The Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Health will prepare you to carry out healthcare research. You’ll develop the skills and confidence to design and undertake research in your own workplace,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 9 months Online degree: 4,680 overall cost (UK)

Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology MSc

Quantitative Methods in Biodiversity, Conservation and Epidemiology MSc

Quantitative skills are more in demand that ever, forming an essential basis for successful careers in ecology, conservation, and animal and human health. This Masters programme provides specific training...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • Key Research Skills- Core
  • Programming in R- Core
  • Research Project- Core
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Psychological Science, Research Methods of MSc

Psychological Science, Research Methods of MSc

As a member of our Masters in Research Methods of Psychological Science programme you will receive training and experience in an extensive variety of research methods in Psychology, making use of state-of-the-art...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 10,950 per year (UK)
  • Statistics & Research Design- Core
  • RESEARCH PROJECT- Core
  • Research Methods in Cognitive Science- Core
  • Qualitative Methods- Core
  • Professional Skills- Core
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Clinical & Surgical Sciences MSc (Research)

Clinical & Surgical Sciences MSc (Research)

Individual research projects tailored around the expertise of principal investigators. OVERVIEW Our research cuts across the following subjects: Anaesthesia Brain Injury Neuroinformatics Child...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Advanced Quantitative Methods PhD

Advanced Quantitative Methods PhD

Advanced quantitative methods offers a specialism focused on quantitative literacy in social sciences. OVERVIEW Our staff are experts in quantitative social science. They have a focus on embedding data...Read more
(4.2)
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 5 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Medical Sciences MMedSci by Research

Medical Sciences MMedSci by Research

Why choose this course?The Masters in Medical Sciences (MMedSci) programme offers the opportunity to learn robust research skills that you may not gain elsewhere. Medical training is often very full...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,700 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,850 per year (UK)
  • Writing Up Science (LISC11053)- Core
  • Project Planning and Ethics in Scientific Research (LISC11052)- Core
  • Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine (VESC11002)- Core
  • Effective Presentations (LISC11051)- Core
  • Literature Review and Project Plan (GMED11036) (30 Credits) - Core
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Research Methods in Psychology (MSc)

Research Methods in Psychology (MSc)

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...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,120 per year (UK)
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research- Core
  • Generic Research and Professional Skills in Psychology- Core
  • Quantitative Research in Social Science- Core
  • Methods of Data Analysis in Psychology- Core
  • Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences- Core
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MRes Master of Research

MRes Master of Research

The MRes, which meets ESRC guidelines, combines broadly-based and subject specific training in research methodologies and transferable research skills. Designed for those seeking to enhance their research...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,400 per year (UK)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
  • Masters Research Project
  • Independent and Negotiated Study
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Nature of Research Enquiry
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MRes in Yeast Research

MRes in Yeast Research

Overview Yeast physiology with a distinct molecular biological basis is a major research area within Life Sciences and the International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD). Many projects relate...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

Professional Doctorate

Professional Doctorate

We offer full-time (three years) and part-time (six years) doctoral training programmes (including PhDs and a Professional Doctorate) in topics or research approaches in which QMU researchers have expertise. ...Read more
(3.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: 5,100 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,550 per year (UK)

MSc Psychological Research Methods

MSc Psychological Research Methods

Overview Our Psychological Research Methods course combines training in psychological theory with practical skills development - a modern approach to studying mind and behaviour preparing you for a future...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,850 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • Research Methods in Psychology 1 & 2 (20 Credits) - Core
  • Evolutionary Psychology (20 Credits) - Core
  • Key Skills for Psychology Researchers (20 Credits) - Core
  • Qualitative Analysis Methods in Psychological Research (20 Credits) - Core
  • Placement (4 weeks) (20 Credits) - Core
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Food and Drink Science and Technology MSc by Research

Food and Drink Science and Technology MSc by Research

Overview Food science and technology (dairy products, legumes, alcohol beverages, food bioactives). This is a potential research degree area, subject to the approval of the University. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Health Sciences (Professional Doctorate) DHSci

Health Sciences (Professional Doctorate) DHSci

The major challenges confronting society are complex and interdisciplinary, and current solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s intractable problems are not working. This complexity requires a different type...Read more
(4.1)
  • 48 months Online degree
  • 48 months Part time degree
  • Leadership in Professional Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methodologies for Interdisciplinarity (30 Credits) - Core
  • Engagement and Impact (30 Credits) - Core
  • Critical Review of Literature and Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Professional Identities in a Changing World (30 Credits) - Core
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MRes in Uncertainty Quantification

MRes in Uncertainty Quantification

Overview Nothing about oil reservoirs is ever absolutely certain. The critical question from a business viewpoint is whether the lack of knowledge makes a difference to how we develop a reservoir, and...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

PhDs and Professional Doctorates

PhDs and Professional Doctorates

We offer full-time (three years) and part-time (six years) doctoral training programmes (including PhDs and a Professional Doctorate) in topics or research approaches in which QMU researchers have expertise. ...Read more
(3.6)
  • 3 years Full time degree: 5,100 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,550 per year (UK)

Anaerobic Digestion, Biogas Science and Technology MSc by Research

Anaerobic Digestion, Biogas Science and Technology MSc by Research

Overview This is a potential research degree area, subject to the approval of the University. If you are interested in undertaking a research degree in this area. The Engineering Division is home to...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Psychological Research Methods MSc

Psychological Research Methods MSc

This course offers a theoretical and practical grounding in research methods in psychology, building on the skills and knowledge you gained at undergraduate level. It combines taught skills modules, themed...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 8,350 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,175 per year (UK)
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods (PY52007) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research in Practice (PY50003) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research Foundations (PY51001) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Qualitative Research Methods (PY51002) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research Dissertation (PY52004) (60 Credits) - Core
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MRes in Nano-Safety Research

MRes in Nano-Safety Research

Overview The Nanosafety Research Group is a multi-disciplinary research group that conducts work to assess the potential human and environmental effects of nanomaterials, encompassing human and environmental...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree

MSc by Research Life Sciences

MSc by Research Life Sciences

This course offers the opportunity to spend a year carrying out a research project in one of the leading and most productive research Universities for molecular cell biology in Europe. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,600 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Computational biology and Artificial Intelligence
  • Developmental and stem cell biology
  • Drug discovery
  • Gene regulation and expression
  • Agritech and plant sciences
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