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

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The Psychology MScR programme at the University of Edinburgh offers a unique opportunity to delve into the world of psychological research. With a strong emphasis on conducting a research project, this programme is ideal for individuals with a solid background in psychology and strong research skills. Ranked 3rd in the UK for research quality and breadth, the programme allows you to collaborate with experienced supervisors and work alongside other postgraduate students. In addition to writing a dissertation, you can choose from a range of taught courses to enhance your knowledge. Explore your passion for psychology and make a meaningful contribution to the field with this esteemed programme.

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Research profile

This programme offers you the opportunity to focus on conducting a research project in a specific area of psychology while still being able to take some taught courses (methodological or content-oriented). The programme is intended for those who already have a strong background in psychology and strong research skills, typically from undergraduate study.

Psychology at Edinburgh is rated 3rd in the UK by Times Higher Education for the quality and breadth of the research using the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

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Entry Requirements

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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