Bangor University

Bangor University


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.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: 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).

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

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

Sponsorship information

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
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 - 3 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 15 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Admissions Officer, Psychology
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