Taught course

Psychological Research Methods

University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

For the MSc in Psychological Research Methods, entrants must hold an Honours degree in Psychology, conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society. For the MSc in Applied Research Methods (and Certificate and Diploma), an Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject and/or appropriate professional experience will be considered for eligibility. Competence in the English language is essential for both MSc courses.

Months of entry


Course content

All applications should be received by 31st August 2016

Course: The MSc degree will offer an opportunity to EU Psychology graduates who wish to undertake the MSc in Psychological Research Methods as part of further training for a career in academic research. This includes graduates following the ESRC route, which involves a 1+3 year structure, where the first-year, taken alone or as part of the PhD, will offer specialised training in research methods in the behavioural sciences.

Information for international students

Competence in the English language is essential for both MSc courses. The last date for applications is 7 August.

Fees and funding

Students will either be self-funding or may be sponsored by employers wishing to promote evidence-based practice. The closing date for EU applications is 1st September, though late applications may be considered if places are available.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Creative work20
Dissertation40 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Donna Hendry
+44 (0)1382 384454