The programme has been structured to provide specialist research skills in the taught element (at least 40 credits), allowing students to progress to undertaking a substantial piece of independent-based research at the cutting edge of the specific research area; it is the normal expectation that the independent research (120 credits) should be of a publishable standard in a high-quality peer-reviewed journal.
A 2.1 single or joint Honours degree in psychology or a related discipline. International students will be given individual consideration, but must be able to demonstrate English language proficiency at an IELTS score of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0).
Core modules: issues in qualitative and quantitative research; methods and analysis in psychology; research project; plus options: biological bases of psychological disorders; psychological research in consumer science.
Assessments methods include written examinations, essays, oral presentations and a research thesis.
The school may have some scholarships available for Master's students, and can advise on alternative funding sources.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||September 2016||-||3 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||September 2016||-||15 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bangor Campus||Bangor (Wales)||LL57 2DG||Wales|
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