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This one-year full-time programme will give you the psychological knowledge and research skills needed to pursue doctoral level studies in psychology and to enhance your psychology career.
Academic staff within the School of Psychology, together with occasional visiting speakers, teach a valuable set of modules in practical research skills such as project management, quantitative and qualitative research, and statistics.
There's also a major, supervised empirical study component and a research dissertation to submit.
Breadth and choice
Reflecting our main research strengths, we offer two one-year, full-time, taught Masters (MSc) programmes in:
For details of all MRes/MPhil/PhD and MD opportunities in
To qualify for this programme you should have:-
- A good first degree in psychology or related subject (minimum 2.1.; with equivalent marks in modules focused on methods and statistics), or extensive research experience
- Ideally some experience of working on research projects (eg, as a research assistant) or in a role that draws on research skills
- A good understanding of research methods and inferential statistics
- Reasonable IT skills (knowledge of SPSS would be advantageous).
At Liverpool you’ll gain a postgraduate qualification that is valued worldwide. Our master’s programmes can help you to specialise in the subject you’re passionate about, move in to a new field, or gain the qualifications and skills needed for your chosen career. But, more importantly, we can help you stand out from the crowd and achieve your ambitions.