Entry requirements

To apply you will need a minimum of a UK 2.2 degree in Psychology, or a related discipline, if you don’t have a suitable degree qualification you should be able to evidence substantial research activity in your current role.

If your first language is not English you will need to have a minimum of IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme.

You will also need to demonstrate a commitment to a subsequent career within a research setting.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain expert training in advanced psychology research methods and carry out basic and applied research projects in a wide range of areas with this Master’s degree course.

You will learn to use a range of research tools, such as databases, statistical software, and computer programmes and develop extensive practical research skills to apply in any context where human behaviour is important.

You will develop a keen understanding of the nature and limitations of the scientific method and the main alternatives, alongside a knowledge of the historical, theoretical, and philosophical issues underlying psychological and behavioural science.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358