University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Psychological Research Methods

If you�re focused on a research career, this course will help you develop the skills you need. Working with an expert in your chosen field of psychology, you�ll become highly proficient in statistical analysis, project management and report writing. You�ll develop the skills and knowledge for all sorts of careers. Many of our graduates continue to PhD level. Others work as research associates and assistant psychologists for employers such as universities and the NHS. Throughout your course, you�ll have frequent reviews with your tutor to discuss your learning needs and objectives

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in either a life science or mathematical/physical science; overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading, 7.0 in Writing, 6.0 in Listening and 6.0 in Speaking, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: advanced multivariate statistics for psychology; research methods; current issues in psychological research; professional skills for psychologists; systematically reviewing psychological research; research project in psychology.

Assessment methods

You�re assessed on written coursework, presentations and a research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Department of Psychology
Telephone number: 
0114 222 6564