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  MSc Research Methods in Psychology


University of Liverpool    Department of Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Education (11) Psychology (31)

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Are you interested in pursuing doctoral-level studies in psychology or enhancing your career in this field? Look no further than our Research Methods in Psychology MSc programme. In just one year, you will gain the psychological knowledge and research skills necessary for further studies or career advancement. Taught by top-class researchers, you will engage with specialist software and advanced technologies, such as eye-trackers and EEG. With a focus on research-connected teaching, active learning, and authentic assessment, our programme ensures you graduate as a digitally fluent and confident global citizen. Join our prestigious department and unlock a world of exciting postgraduate opportunities.

About the course

Unlock your potential in psychological research with our MSc, offering advanced research training. Learn from world-leading experts within our esteemed Department of Psychology – the UK’s number 1 Research Environment and top 10 for Research Power (REF 2021).

Our MSc is more than just a programme; it’s a gateway to unlocking your full potential in a supportive and dynamic environment. Embark on an exploration of advanced experimental methods, statistics, and research skills, where our dedicated academic staff deliver modules carefully designed for success as a researcher. In the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), we were placed 1st in the UK for our world-leading Research Environment and ranked in the top 10 for Research Power.

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Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in psychology or related subject (minimum 2.1.; with equivalent marks in modules focused on methods and statistics), or extensive research experience.

Ideally some experience of working on research projects (eg, as a research assistant) or in a role that draws on research skills.

A good understanding of research methods and inferential statistics.

Reasonable IT skills (knowledge of SPSS would be advantageous).

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place.




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