University of Edinburgh
The programme provides broad training in research methods and techniques as well as offering the chance to complete a specialist research dissertation chosen from a wide range of psychological specialisms. The course provides a thorough grounding in research methods and analysis which acts as the foundation of a PhD but equally serves those seeking preparation to pursue a research-orientated career in a non-academic setting. The programme is intended for graduate psychologists or those who have studied or worked in related disciplines who wish to pursue a research-oriented career within psychology.
Applicants require an undergraduate degree in psychology or a related discipline; interested candidates with other backgrounds are encouraged to contact the Programme Director in the 1st instance; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.
Compulsory courses: current topics in psychological research; multivariate statistics and methodology using r; psychological research skills; qualitative methodologies in psychological research; specialist techniques in psychological research; univariate statistics and methodology using r. Option courses: brain imaging in neuropsychology; clinical neuropsychology; cognitive ageing and cognitive epidemiology; critical social psychology; disorders of language functions; history of unorthodox psychology; mind, body and consciousness; psychometrics; working memory in healthy and the damaged brain; multisensory integration.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 9,050 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
PPLS Postgraduate Office, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
0131 651 5002