University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Psychological Research Methods

The course provides students with the opportunity to develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics and techniques in psychological research methods. The course has been designed to cover the traditional and non-traditional research methods, such that prospective academics and practitioners alike feel equipped for future challenges. Theoretical and practical issues pertinent to those working in research contexts will be examined critically. In addition, this programme of study seeks to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to undertake and report research to a publishable standard.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via accredited prior learning (APL) procedures.

Course modules

Modules include: Historical and philosophical issues in psychology; implementing psychological research techniques; advanced statistics. Option Module*: Professional values and ethics; research skills and methods; empirical dissertation. *Students will select one 20 credit module from the list of available titles.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,250 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Fusehill Street, Carlisle Carlisle CA1 2HH North East

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