Psychological Research Methods - MSc
Duration and mode of study
Twelve months full-time or up to 36 months part-time.
October each year.
Candidates should normally have a second-class honours degree in Psychology or equivalent, but candidates with other qualifications will also be considered for entry.
2012/2013 - Home/EU: TBC International: £14,645
2013/2014 - Home/EU: TBC International: £15,305
To provide advanced training in psychological research methods, with an emphasis on equipping students with the research and professional skills required for a research career.
- Advanced Research Methods in Psychology 1
- Advanced Statistical Method for Psychology
- Managing and Presenting Psychological Research
- Advanced Research Methods in Psychology 2
- Evaluating Psychological Research
- Professional Skills
Teaching and assessment methods
All teaching is seminar based, or in one-to-one tutorial sessions, with continuous assessment in the form of essays and short projects and in the development of portfolios of assessed activities. You are required to produce a written paper reviewing research in a topic area, and a dissertation reporting original empirical research. The dissertation is assessed by written report and viva voce examination.