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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

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