University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Research Methods in Psychology

This course can be used as the basis for professional training in research, and gives you transferable skills that are of great value in pursuing a career as a researcher. It is also ideal for those who would like to complete a professional doctorate in psychology.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1) in psychology or cognitive science or acceptable equivalent(s). An IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent will be required if English is not the 1st language.

Course modules

Modules include: Research skills; critical appraisal of research; research methods and data analysis in psychology; advanced methods of quantitative data analysis; qualitative research methods; research apprenticeship; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 540 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01707 284800