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MSc Research Methods in Psychology

Course Description


The main aim of this course is to equip and motivate students to undertake high-quality research by providing advanced training and structured support; students are encouraged to work on their own initiative, applying newly acquired concepts, methods and skills to promote self-motivated learning; they use a problem-solving approach to create self-generated research questions relevant to a particular area of interest.


Critical review; multimedia presentation; qualitative study; research proposal; critical review; experimental study; multimedia presentation; survey study; dissertation thesis (comprising a literature review, empirical paper and appendices).

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Entry Requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in psychology; formal admission is contingent on seeking and obtaining approval from a member of the academic staff to serve as a supervisor.

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