Taught course

Psychological Science, Research Methods of

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 Honours degree in psychology or neuroscience or acceptable equivalent(s).

As part of the admission process we prioritise matching your interests with one of our academic supervisors to ensure that we have the expertise to adequately supervise your research project.

Please state your research interests in the application and/or contact the programme co-coordinator, Dr Martin Lages about your research interests. We will establish if you can conduct a research project according to your research interests.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters in Research Methods of Psychological Science will provide you with both theoretical instruction and practical experience in the methods appropriate for scientific research in psychology.

  • Psychology at Glasgow is ranked 8th in the UK and 2nd in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2019).
  • With a top 10 ranking in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019), the school 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

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000
International students
Full-time fee: £21020

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database

www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/feetable/2018-19/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

This Masters in Research Methods of Psychological Science will provide you with both theoretical instruction and practical experience in the methods appropriate for scientific research in psychology.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
Martin.Lages@glasgow.ac.uk