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Full time | Kedleston Road Campus | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Psychology (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course description

Our new Master of Research (MRes) programme aims to offer you the finest possible preparation for undertaking original research in psychology.

  • Build the high-level skills you need to become a professional researcher
  • Design and deliver a substantial piece of independent psychology research on an original theme of your choosing
  • Tailor your research project to reflect your professional and personal interests, your current job role or your career aspirations
  • Develop a confident command of a range of research skills and methods, with a focus on both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Work with psychology experts at the cutting edge of their specialist areas
  • Benefit from personal individual supervision
  • Balance your studies with your other commitments through our flexible blend of online learning and short study blocks on campus
  • Harness our sophisticated psychology research facilities, including a video observation suite and the latest eye tracking equipment
  • Open the doors to new career opportunities as a researcher in academic, commercial or public sector settings
  • Gain the ideal platform for progression to a PhD
  • Join the programme with a 2:1 in your undergraduate degree (other entry requirements apply)

How you will learn

The course uses a blended learning approach integrating periods of online learning combined with short campus study blocks and flexible individual supervision.

Careers

Skills in research, analysis and evaluation are increasingly valued by employers across many different sectors. The thorough understanding of psychological theory, research and methodology you gain from your MRes studies will therefore give you a distinct advantage as you pursue your career.

The course is made up of three stages – Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.

Modules

Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (20 Credits)
Independent Research (80 Credits)
Digital Scholarship and Research Skills Development (40 Credits)
Negotiated Module in Science (20 Credits)
Advanced Qualitative Research Methods (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£7,850

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£14,700

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have or expect to obtain at 2:1 honours degree in psychology or a closely related subject with good coverage of undergraduate research methods.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more

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