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Full time & Part time September MRes 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Psychology (31)

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Embark on your journey towards a successful research career with the Psychology MRes programme. This postgraduate course serves as the perfect bridge between your undergraduate studies and a future in research or PhD studies. Delve into high-quality research methods training endorsed by the ESRC guidelines, while conducting an extensive independent project under expert supervision. Tailor your studies by specialising in a specific psychological topic and gain essential transferable skills such as critical thinking and data analysis. The flexible study options allow you to pursue the course full-time or part-time, accommodating your schedule. With a focus on personal tuition and interactive teaching methods, you will receive unparalleled support from experienced tutors. Stand out in the competitive job market with a postgraduate degree, enhancing your earning potential and career prospects. Join the Psychology MRes programme to unlock a world of research opportunities and personal development.

About the course

Prepare for the next steps in your research career with our Psychology MRes.

The Psychology MRes is the ideal stepping stone between undergraduate study and your career in research or PhD study. You will undertake high quality research methods training, aligned with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Postgraduate Training and Development Guidelines. Additionally, you will undertake an extended independent project in an established area of research, supervised by an expert in the field.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree in psychology or related subject

If your first degree is not in Psychology but you have covered sufficient levels of psychology and research methods, we will consider your application.

You will need to write a brief research proposal that should:

Be up to 500 words
Identify the research question you would like to examine
Briefly outline the theoretical background to your proposed research
Outline the methods you may draw on

This is a non-binding research proposal and changes to your approach and the specifics of your topic will be possible.


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