Taught course


Bangor University · College of Health and Behavioural Sciences

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


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.

Bangor Psychology's reputation for academic excellence has attracted students and staff from all over the world (20+ nationalities). Our International reputation is illustrated by our place in the top 100 Departments in the QS World University Rankings 2013. Scholarships are awarded by both the University and the School.

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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The School of Psychology is committed to providing assistance to help an accepted postgraduate candidate secure funding. There are different sources of funding for every postgraduate course and for every type of candidate (UK/EU or international). Please see website for details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
3 months


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

Course contact details

Admissions Officer
+ 44 (0)1248 382629