Birkbeck, University of London
This programme covers: The critical appreciation of existing research and research methods in a chosen research area; designing, managing and reporting on an extended research project; and subject-specific IT skills. It enables you to conduct extended supervised research in a focused area within contemporary psychology, such as psychosocial studies, brain and cognitive development, or computational cognitive neuroscience. You will have the opportunity to attend research seminars organised by the Department of Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck and a number of other local research centres and institutes. The programme is designed for graduates in psychology and related disciplines who have prior research skills training and who are seeking to complete a specific, well-defined research project. If you would like to carry out research in any area of contemporary psychology, either at PhD level or in the private sector, it will prepare you with a range of appropriate research skills and experiences.
Master of Research - MRes: Good degree (2.1 or above desirable) in psychology or a relevant discipline, with prior advanced training (normally graduate level) in psychological research methods. Applicants with undergraduate qualifications only should normally apply for the MSc Psychological Research Methods. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests and at least 7.0 in writing
For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck's online prospectus.
1 essay or equivalent written work of 2000-2500 words; a research presentation; a project dissertation of approximately 20,000 words. No written examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Master of Research - MRes||Full-time||October 2018||11,995 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Full-time||October 2018||4,121 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Part-time||October 2018||6,050 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Part-time||October 2018||2,187 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Full-time||October 2019||4,121 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Full-time||October 2019||11,995 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Part-time||October 2019||2,187 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Master of Research - MRes||Part-time||October 2019||6,050 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||WC1E 7HX||London|
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