Psychological Research Methods MSc
What will you study?
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 Research Statistics for Psychological Research Analysing Talk and Text
(Choose two from topics in the following areas, courses vary year-to-year) Applied Aspects of Psychology Cognitive Psychology Developmental Psychology Neuroscience Social Psychology
Two ESRC 1+3 quota studentships are available to cover both fees and maintenance (UK applicants only). Bursaries for self-funding students may be available. For further details please contact the department.
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For Entry: 2013
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 www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/
Duration: Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
Phone: +44 (0)1524 594975
For information on the course structure as followed by our current students, please see Lancaster University's Online Courses Handbook