Taught course

Psychology

Institution
Bangor University · College of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Qualifications
MResPGCert

Entry requirements

You must have a single or joint honours degree in Psychology or a related discipline, with a minimum degree class of 2(i).

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The MRes programme provides a dedicated route for high-calibre students who (may have a specific research aim in mind) are ready to carry out independent research leading to PhD level study or who are seeking a stand alone research based qualification suitable for a career in research with transferable skills for graduate employment.

It is the normal expectation that the independent research (120 credits) should be of at a publishable standard in a high quality peer reviewed journal.

As a postgraduate at one of the UK's leading Psychology departments you’ll have an exceptional student experience working alongside internationally renowned researchers using cutting edge techniques and equipment. We’re ranked top 20 for Research in the most recent Research Excellence Framework and offer a modern teaching, learning and research environment, including brain-imaging (MRI) technology, ERP, ECG, TMS, Eye Tracking and Sound Booth laboratories. We regularly rank in the top 10 for student satisfaction in the NSS and offer Scholarships to Home/EU & Overseas students. We’re also top 10 for overall student numbers and overseas student numbers making us one of the largest, most cosmopolitan psychology depts. in the UK.

Information for international students

International students will be given individual consideration, but must be able to demonstrate English language proficiency at an IELTS score of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0).

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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It is expected that most students will be self funded or hold KESS funding.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
3 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Dissertation67

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Officer
Email
psychology@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 388453