Northumbria University

Northumbria University


This course provides a grounding and training in research methods and skills; it aims to provide a broad and practical education in psychological research training which is informed by staff research experience; the course develops strong analytical, research and writing skills and provides qualifications to apply for a job as a research assistant or for higher level research training.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a minimum of an upper 2nd Class (2.1) degree in psychology (or equivalent). English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based) or equivalent.

Course modules

Qualitative and quantitative methods; practical research skills and techniques; thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4444