Psychological Research Methods MSc
This course provides ESRC accredited research training for graduates whose first degree contains a significant component of psychology. It is especially suited to applicants who wish to progress to 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.
The course consists of taught modules followed by an independent project supervised by a member of staff and resulting in an MSc dissertation.
Compulsory modules:Conducting and Presenting Psychological ResearchStatistics for Psychological Research (two modules)Research Dissertation
(Choose two from topics in the following areas, courses vary year-to-year)Applied Aspects of PsychologyCognitive PsychologyDevelopmental PsychologyNeuroscienceSocial Psychology
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For Entry: 2015
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
Entry requirements: Upper second class honours degree in Psychology, or its equivalent, including research design and statistical methods.
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Assessment: Coursework and dissertation.
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.
Duration: Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
Phone: +44 (0)1524 594975
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