Research course


Aberystwyth University · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or higher or an international equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Psycho-oncology; qualitative research methods; research ethics; lifespan development; psychology of education.
Psycholinguistics; political psychology; bilingualism.
Group processes; social identity; sport fans.
Motivation theory; exercise psychology and health psychology.

Department specialisms

All members of the department are research active with a broad cross-section of interests in theoretical and applied fields using a range of research methods. The department has particular strengths in the area of psychology applied to health and medicine and in fostering inter-disciplinary research.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Gareth Norris
+44 (0)1970 62 8796