Research course


University of Derby · College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in psychology or a closely related subject with good coverage of undergraduate research methods.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed to support you with your psychological research aspirations, our MRes Psychology will give you the opportunity to work with psychology experts at the cutting edge of their specialist areas and harness our sophisticated research facilities, including a video observation suite and the latest eye tracking equipment.

Put your knowledge into practice by creating and delivering a substantial piece of independent psychology research to answer an original question of your choosing. Balance your studies with your other commitments through our flexible blend of online learning and short study blocks on campus.

Information for international students

International students should have the above entry requirements or an international equivalent. If English is not your first language, you will need to hold IELTS 6.5 or above.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7850 for the full programme
International students
£14,700 for the full programme

Funding your studies

Find out more about fees, postgraduate loans and support you may be entitled to.

Alumni discount for Derby graduates

We offer a discount on postgraduate course fees for all Derby alumni.

Scholarships and bursaries

We also offer a number of funding opportunities for all International students, including discounts, scholarships and bursaries.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr Malcolm Schofield
01332 591160