University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Research Methods in Psychology

The main aim of this course is to equip and motivate students to undertake high-quality research by providing advanced training and structured support; students are encouraged to work on their own initiative, applying newly acquired concepts, methods and skills to promote self-motivated learning; they use a problem-solving approach to create self-generated research questions relevant to a particular area of interest.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in psychology; formal admission is contingent on seeking and obtaining approval from a member of the academic staff to serve as a supervisor.

Course modules

Critical review; multimedia presentation; qualitative study; research proposal; critical review; experimental study; multimedia presentation; survey study; dissertation thesis (comprising a literature review, empirical paper and appendices).

Sponsorship information

Students can apply for an ESRC studentship (1+3 award).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,570 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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