University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Psychological Research Methods

The course provides advanced training in psychological research methods, with an emphasis on equipping students with the research and professional skills required for a research career.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree in psychology or equivalent, but candidates with other qualifications will also be considered for entry; IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced research methods in psychology 1; advanced statistical method for psychology; managing and presenting psychological research; advanced research methods in psychology 2; evaluating psychological research; professional skills; dissertation.

Assessment methods

All teaching is seminar based, or in 1-to-1 tutorial sessions, with continuous assessment in the form of essays and short projects and in the development of portfolios of assessed activities. Students are required to produce a written paper reviewing research in a topic area, and a dissertation reporting original empirical research. The dissertation is assessed by written report and viva voce examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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