Psychological Research Methods
Department of Psychology,
Faculty of Science
This course is designed to help you become an independent researcher, capable of explaining human behaviour using cutting- edge methodological techniques.
Working with an expert in your chosen field of psychology, you’ll become highly proficient in statistical analysis, project management and report writing.
- Research Project
- Systematically Reviewing Psychological Research
- Current Issues in Psychological Research
- Research Methods in Psychology
- Professional Skills for Psychologists and Intermediate Multivariate Statistics for Psychology
There are lectures, seminars and workshops.
You’re assessed on written coursework, presentations and a research dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in psychology or a related discipline.
Evidence of undergraduate training in statistics for psychology is also required.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in the other components, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
From my masters thesis onwards, I’ve researched how children under five learn to talk. This took on a new significance when my son was born. I became aware of how little evidence-based advice there is for promoting language development. I’m now interested in contributing to this advice by focusing on the fundamentals of human language and human learning.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.