An honours degree (minimum 2:1) or the overseas equivalent in Psychology. A degree in which Psychology forms a major component may be acceptable. Each case will be judged on an individual basis.
Months of entry
This programme is designed to prepare students for a research career, by providing an in-depth theoretical understanding, factual knowledge base and practical experience of key research paradigms, research designs and statistical techniques used in Psychology, and more broadly, in the Social Sciences.
It is recognised by the ESRC as providing the one-year, masters-level postgraduate training which constitutes the first year of the ESRC 1+3 postgraduate studentships for full-time, part-time and CASE students. It will also be applicable to professionals in the social or health services, or in marketing and cognate disciplines, whose career development demands a research component.
Additional course information:
The training received through attending seminars given by external speakers and attending course modules will equip students with academic related skills. This training will also equip students with generic skills, such as oral and written communication skills, time management skills and information management skills.
Information for international students
Students whose first language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 7.0 (including a 7.0 in the written section), TOEFL 600 paper-based or TOEFL 250 computer-based.
Fees and funding
The MRes has ESRC recognition for the initial one year postgraduate training component. Please contact the School for further details of the funding opportunities and procedures.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||33|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||33|
|Dissertation||34 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
- 0161 275 2585