Swansea University

Swansea University

Research Methods in Psychology

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This course provides an opportunity to research and learn about a wide range of topics in psychology; from basic learning and cognition, to neuropsychology, and to applied topics in clinical and educational psychology, driven by the individual student's interests, and supervised by experts in the fields. This MSc provides students with high-level training in advanced research methods and skills, and offers opportunities to conduct basic and applied research projects in a wide range of areas.

Course modules

Modules typically include: generic research skills; computing skills; empirical project; philosophy of psychology; special research skills; statistical methods; qualitative research methods.

Assessment methods

Assessment is mainly by written coursework and reports of empirical projects carried out individually and in groups.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park Campus SA2 8PP Wales
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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