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If you prefer a research degree to a taught Psychology degree the MRes offers you the flexibility within your studies to research something of interest to you. You learn quantitative and qualitative research and sampling wide populations within clinical environment, data collection in neuroimaging and eye-tracking and your own major research project. You experience plenty of contemporary research skills through to communicating your research to wide ranging publics in different formats.

Courses include: Introduction to Postgraduate Process and Professional Research Skills, IT Skills for Researchers, Basic Research Methods for Postgraduates, Professional Research Skills, Qualitative Methods and Research Design, Advanced Research Methods for Postgraduates, Research Project for Postgraduate Students in Psychology


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • Apart from extensive research methods you can use specialised laboratories and equipment to anlayse brain and eye movement, and visual neuroscience.
  • You are taught by experts in their field in the oldest Psychology department in the UK (over 100 years old), recording the first academics in the field. The School of Psychology is ranked in the top 20 for research impact in the UK (REF 2014) and it is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council as compliant.

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  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
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full time
12 months
part time
24 months

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