MRes Psychology / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Master of Research
- 1 year FT
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second or the overseas equivalent) in psychology, including competent research methods knowledge and evidence of a research project/dissertation. A degree in which psychology forms a major component may be acceptable.
- How to apply
You should complete our online application form to apply for this course.
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- Prepare for a career in psychology research by training in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
- Critically analyse published articles in various areas of psychology, examining their theoretical assumptions, methodologies, data analysis and interpretation of the data.
- This course can form the first year of Research Council-funded 1+3 postgraduate PhD studentships .
- Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK and in among the top 40 in the world for psychology (QS World University Rankings 2017).
Fees for entry in have not been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2017 were as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £21,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies. All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).
For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
The MRes fulfills the first year of the ESRC 1+3 component.
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