Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology (IMS)

The Institute of Management Studies (IMS) will equip you with a sound understanding of the methods and skills necessary to conduct high-level research, using a wide range of approaches and techniques. It includes a broad training in behavioural and social science research methodologies, including the fundamentals of qualitative research and advanced level quantitative research. Supervision can be offered in any of the areas of departmental activity, as reflected in the research areas of our staff. As an MPhil/PhD student, you will receive training in and develop wide-ranging research skills, including: database searching and bibliographic skills; managing and analysing data; communication skills; quantitative and qualitative research methods; handling legal and ethical issues in research; research design and project management. You will attend and contribute to research seminars and, through the Institute of Management Studies, the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies, Department of Psychology, the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship and Goldsmiths-wide courses. You will also be encouraged to develop practical skills such as public speaking, poster preparation, scientific writing, and strategies for interacting with the media. You will meet regularly with your supervisor at every stage, and develop a structured approach to designing, executing, analysing and writing up your research.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,280 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 2 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,280 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Goldsmiths, University of London Lewisham SE14 6NW South East

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