University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Psychological Research Methods

This course is designed to help you become an independent researcher, capable of explaining human behaviour using cutting edge methodological techniques. Working with an expert in your chosen field of psychology, you'll become highly proficient in statistical analysis, project management and report writing. There are lectures, seminars and workshops. You're assessed on written coursework, presentations and a research dissertation. Core modules: Research Project with Advanced Statistics Research Methods in Psychology Intermediate Multivariate Statistics for Psychology Advanced Statistical Methods for Psychologists Systematically Reviewing Psychological Research Professional Skills for Psychologists

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in psychology or a closely related discipline. Evidence of undergraduate training in statistics for psychology is also required. English Language Requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with 7.0 in Writing and 6.0 in the other components, or equivalent.

Course modules

Advanced multivariate statistics for psychology; research methods; advanced multivariate statistics for psychology (2); professional skills for psychologists; systematically reviewing psychological research; research project in psychology.

Assessment methods

Written coursework; presentations; research dissertation


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 21,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Department of Psychology
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