This MRes is for you if you wish to go on to study for doctoral qualifications across a range of specialisms within psychology or to follow a career in psychological research.
A particular feature of this course is the two-term research internship taught in our highly research-oriented School of Psychology.
You’ll gain a strong grounding in the methods and concepts of psychology and benefit from advanced research training.
How will I study? You take a series of taught modules. You’ll develop knowledge and skills in research methods and data analysis. This provides you with a firm foundation for conducting advanced psychological research.
The taught modules are assessed by a variety of methods that include: -Term papers -Presentations -Unseen examinations
The project is assessed by a dissertation.
Scholarships Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017) -25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver -Application deadline: 1 May 2017
ESRC 1+3 and +3 Scholarships (2017) -A number of ESRC-funded standalone PhD and PhD with Masters scholarships across the social sciences. -Application deadline: 30 January 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017) -Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council -Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017) -A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course. -Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Careers Our graduates have gone on to work as: -Academics -Associate tutors -Researchers -Technical advisers -Teachers