University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Evolutionary Psychology

The course consists of a number of different modules designed to provide training in the fundamentals of research methods. They emphasise different types of skills, from explicit hands-on demonstrations of tools to discussion of different approaches to research. Students may select some alternative modules from the other taught MSc courses at the discretion of the Programme Coordinator.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Modules include: Evolutionary psychology; psychological research methods I and II; advanced statistics; key skills for psychology researchers; qualitative research methods.

Assessment methods

The individual modules contribute towards 60 percent of the MSc grade, with the research dissertation contributing the remaining 40 percent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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