At least a 2:1 Honours degree in psychology or neuroscience or acceptable equivalent(s).
Months of entry
As a member of our Masters in Research Methods of Psychological Science programme you will receive training and experience in an extensive variety of research methods in Psychology, making use of state-of-the-art facilities for behavioural, neuroimaging, and qualitative research. The programme is team-taught by leading researchers in their field who will help you develop exceptional theoretical, practical, and analytical skills. With our passionate sense of community, collegiate attitude, and year-round seminars and workshops, all students leave our programme with a strong sense of personal development and with the skills and network of collaborators that will afford you the best possible start in your future career in Psychology.
- Psychology at Glasgow is ranked 10th in the UK (Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide).
- With a top 10 ranking in the UK (Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide), our School of Psychology & Neuroscience continues to meet student expectations, combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.
- This MSc complies with requirements for the PhD research training programme of the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and can either be the first year of a ‘1+3’ funding package or qualify you for future ‘+3’ funding.
- You will benefit from innovative assessment, including portfolio of professional skills, peer review and writing up a research project in the format of a journal article.
- You will benefit from access to the resources of the University’s Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging (CCNi), including a 3 Tesla fMRI scanner, MEG system, two TMS labs, and several EEG labs, including fMRI compatible systems. Dedicated motion capture suites record precise 3D body movements and facial animation sequences. Eye movements can be followed remotely using our SR Research EyeLink systems.
Information for international students
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
- 7.0 with no subtests under 6.5.
- Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions