Develop the advanced technical expertise you need for a successful career in a range of professions. You’ll explore the many branches of psychological research, from neuroscience to consumer behaviour.
By the time you graduate you’ll have a deep understanding of psychology research, its methods, technologies and current knowledge. As well as being perfect for you if you’re aiming for a career in research, our course is ideal for careers in clinical, forensic, health, sport and occupational psychology, as well as government, business and marketing.
There are advanced modules dedicated to qualitative and quantitative research, both of which are based on the guidelines published by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC).
You’ll have opportunities to train in specialist experimental methods, computer programming, psychological or clinical practice and other professional areas.
You’ll attend many practical workshops and enjoy full access to our extensive research facilities and equipment, as well as the guidance of world-renowned experts during your dissertation project.
This course will also give you personal development opportunities in: • training in areas including neuroimaging training (including designing and data analysis in fMRI, EEG, eye-tracking) • experimental and computer programming (using MatLab, E-Prime) • diagnosis and treatment of clinical disorders • use of clinical and psychometric tests • researching any area of psychological study: from clinical to neuroscience to consumer psychology and forensic psychology.
Whatever your plans you’ll emerge from this course with highly transferrable lifelong skills.
75% of our Graduates are taking PhDs or DClins or are working as research assistants. Others are working in fields such as market or audience research, clinical psychology and government. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our Psychology PhD.
Issues in Psychological Research Quantitative Research Methods Qualitative Research Methods Dissertation
Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience Developmental Psychopathology
You’ll be assessed in a variety of ways including essays, portfolios, presentations, debates, data analysis tasks and your dissertation.
This course complements other postgraduate psychology courses offered by our department. You have the opportunity to study clinical child and neuroscience modules on this course.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.