University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Psychology

This MRes degree programme provides you with comprehensive training in the skills required for psychological research. You will gain an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of particular research methods, experimental designs and statistical procedures. The University of Aberdeen has one of the longest established departments of Psychology in the UK with a long tradition of high-quality research training. The School of Psychology was ranked in the top 20 in the UK for its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework audit. The Masters of Research (MRes) course consists of 6 smaller taught modules and one large research module, lasting for one year of full-time study. The taught courses will provide an introduction to postgraduate research and training, including issues surrounding ethics. You will develop core skills required for research, including reviewing the literature, publishing web pages, preparing funding applications, disseminating your research through presentations and papers, and communicating with non-academic audiences. There will be training in advanced design and statistics, including sessions on both quantitative and qualitative techniques. This course will introduce you to issues associated with conducting research with various populations such as clinical samples and older people.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,000 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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