University of Bath

University of Bath

Psychology

This programme equips students with a wide range of theoretical knowledge of research methods and the ability to apply this knowledge within the field of psychology or other areas of social science. Students leave with a tool kit of methods to use in their future research projects. In addition, students will have the opportunity to develop their practical skills in specific research methods; to develop their theoretical thinking about research; and to work closely on several of their own projects with an academic who is an active and leading researcher in their field. The objective is to equip students with the skills to design, conduct, analyse and report a wide range of research projects and make themselves efficient consumers of other people's research. Students also acquire the communication skills and other key skills necessary to become an excellent researcher.

Entry requirements

1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in psychology or a field related to the research interests of the Department. Research proposal: applicants must provide a short research proposal; at least 2 supervisors who the student thinks may be interested in the application should be listed; applicants should describe how their research interests matches the supervisors own; they should also mention whether or not contact has been made with them. Applicants should state what undergraduate qualifications, postgraduate qualifications and work experience has prepared them for the research they wish to carry out and why they are seeking a place at Bath. The proposal ideally should be 2 to 4 pages in length and include a brief description of proposed objectives and methods of investigation, the historical background to the project, and how it contributes to the field (who will benefit from this research; how will they benefit; what will be done to ensure that they have the opportunity to benefit). English requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 69 with no less than 62 in any component. References: 2 references are required, at least 1 of these must be an academic reference.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,350 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
The Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies Warminster BA12 8PY South West

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