Bangor University

Bangor University


The course has an emphasis on both research excellence and critical writing skills; following 2 semesters of academic study, students write a stand-alone literature review in an area of psychology that particularly appeals to them; during the 1st 2 semesters, content modules are split between core research foundation courses providing an in depth knowledge of how psychological experiments are designed, carried out, analysed and written up, as well as a focus on evaluating scientific research and writing with an appropriate scientific style, and courses offering a variety of subject matters that students can choose from.

Entry requirements

Single or joint Honours degree in psychology, usually with a minimum degree class of 2.2 or equivalent. However, applicants with an appropriate alternative degree are also welcome. IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examinations, essays, oral presentations and a research thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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Admissions Officer
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01248 382629