Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Psychology (31)

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The Psychological Research MSc programme at the University of Edinburgh offers intensive advanced training in psychological research while allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. You will gain expertise in various research methodologies, including brain imaging, eyetracking, and discourse analysis. The programme is structured with core courses in research skills and statistical modelling, followed by optional courses in areas such as cognitive neuroscience and psycholinguistics. The highlight of the programme is a research dissertation in collaboration with leading researchers. With excellent reputation and strong industry connections, this programme prepares you for further research or professional training in psychology.

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Programme description

This programme provides an opportunity for intensive advanced training in psychological research while giving you flexibility to select courses in the areas of psychology and cognitive neuroscience of most interest to you.

In addition to advanced training in general academic skills and statistical modelling, you will be trained in a variety of specific methodologies, typically including:

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Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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